It’s that time of the season, where the Leafs have a playoff spot all but secured, and the games are absolutely meaningless aside from seeding. And yet, we still find ourselves getting worked up over losses, particularly on this five game losing streak the Leafs find themselves in. We look back on it and laugh because it was either worth it in the end, or it wasn’t even close to the pain we’d have to deal with later in the season, but it’s still easy to get sucked into the emotions and get mad at a 3-2 OT loss or a 6-3 loss.
If you want to save yourself a lot of stress until the playoffs, I have a way to help. It’s something I’ve done for the past few years after putting up with the 2017-18 Leafs during that January to March stretch where they were mediocre and frustrating to watch. It’s allowed me to watch and enjoy the games, and still be critical, but not be overly worried about the team and stressed out over a single loss.
That said, this is not me telling you what you can and can’ …
Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation