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Toronto kicks off road trip against ‘some really good teams’

Mar 10, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

The Toronto Maple Leafs will begin a tough five-game road trip tonight in Anaheim. With contests in San Jose, Los Angeles, Washington, and Detroit to follow, it promises to be one of the tougher stretches of the season for a Leafs side that still has work to do to make the playoffs.

A quick glance at the standings reveals a fairly comfortable cushion for the Leafs…


…but that cushion could be quickly erased if things go sideways on their trip.

“We’ll see some really good teams now, starting with the first three in a row,” coach Randy Carlyle said, per the Toronto Sun.

“We have to understand there is a certain type of game we have to play out on the road. We’re a skating club and we have to show that.”

Toronto enters its all-important trip on a two-game winning streak, both victories coming in overtime, including Saturday’s 3-2 defeat of the Flyers.

  1. dueman - Mar 10, 2014 at 2:46 PM

    lol, nice save in getting the up to date standings Brough. I see you even got rid of the condemning comment…

  2. blomfeld - Mar 10, 2014 at 2:59 PM

    *** earlier today in the Court of Truth ***

    Blomfeld: witness, would you kindly repeat that for the court …

    Brough: yes … Toronto kicks off their road trip against some ‘really good’ teams …

    Blomfeld: and who might those ‘really good’ teams be witness ?

    Brough: well the Ducks to a degree, but mostly them glorious Kings of LA !

    Blomfeld: thank you witness, you are excused …

    Judge: Counsel for the truth, do you have any more witnesses ?

    Blomfeld: not at this time your honor

    Judge: very well then … the court awards the Pulitzer Prize to comrade Brough !

    Gallery: Hurray ! … Hurray ! … Hurray ! :) :) :)

    GO KINGS GO !!! … TODAY. TOMORROW AND FOREVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Lupy Nazty Philthy - Mar 11, 2014 at 3:18 AM

      You either drank too much or not enough of the kool aid. I’m not sure how it works with you.

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