Pointing fingers and laying blame, Babcock goes out with a bang

Despite the pitchfork and torches after the Maple Leafs were knocked out of the playoffs by the hand of the Boston Bruins for the third time in the last four playoff outings, there were some moments of self-reflection and other moments of pointing fingers going on during the final press conference on Thursday afternoon.
The latter was mainly coming from the side of the sole scapegoat for many fans, head coach Mike Babcock. When it comes to laying it on anything but himself, he appeared to be the master at the final press conference before the offseason.

Babcock: “We need more” he says of the roster and the need for more depth.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) April 25, 2019

At the end of what could be a forgettable season for some, to come out and verbally lay the blame on not himself, but Dubas and the other members of the front office is really something.
Earlier this season in March, there were rumblings of Dubas and Babcock taking shots at each other a little more publicly than we’re used to. That has been intensely highlighted with how the Leafs were able to perform in the last couple of weeks and late into …

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Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation

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