Well, here we are.
After Friday night’s historic comeback, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Columbus Blue Jackets will square off one more time, only this time both teams face the win-or-go-home reality.
Welcome to Game Five.
Game Four was a wild ride for Leafs fans, watching the team fall behind early and never really looking like the dominant force that many expect them to be. By the time Columbus center (and possible backwoods moonshiner) Boone Jenner scored what at the time looked to be the 3-0 dagger with less than seven minutes left in the third period, the takes, which had been free flowing all night long, were kicked into overdrive (For some. Definitely not me though. I am a cool, rational dude.)
But the Leafs, fists raised in defiance of everything this fan base has come to expect from them…they came back. They came back and they won.
And here we are.
The Leafs stayed true to form in the qualifying round, following up a wildly inconsistent season with a wildly inconsistent performance across the first four games leaving fans wondering, as they had all season, “What the hell is this team?” …
Author: briancrd / The Leafs Nation