Found March 29, 2012 on The Hockey Guys:
By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The 2011-2012 NHL season was another one filled with disappointment for the Toronto Maple Leafs and those who regularly root for them. After a hot and consistent start that saw them in a race for one of the final few playoff spots in the Eastern Conference for more than 50 percent of the campaign, the team completely collapsed and now sits as a basement team in the East, mathematically eliminated from post-season contention. With a fan base that now appears to be getting restless and legitimately upset with the team’s on-ice performance, this season’s failures mean that next season will undoubtedly be the most important for the Maple Leafs in recent memory. That doesn’t mean that they have to win the Stanley Cup, but that the playoffs will be a necessity. You might say that it’s too early to look ahead to next season considering that the current one has yet to commence and that, in fact, there isn’t even guaranteed to be hockey this fall given that ...

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