Say whatever you want about Leafs fans (and plenty do), but one thing you can never question is their passion and loyalty. (Okay, make that two things.) And nothing proved this more than the turnout at Maple Leaf Square last night, to watch the Leafs beat the Bruins on the big screen outside the ACC:
One of the great things about sports are those spine-tingling moments*, when something exciting happens. While James van Riemsdyk’s clincher settled the nerves, the highlight of the evening was Phil Kessel’s goal, partly because it was the moment fans were finally convinced they were actually going to win the game:
* If this happens to you during normal everyday circumstances, I’d suggest going to see your Doctor.
With the exception of the drunken idiots who were chanting “Go Leafs Go” and causing mayhem outside a nightclub near the apartment I’m staying in on King and Bathurst, this is the type of crowd we need at the ACC on Monday night, when the series returns to Toronto.
Photo credits: @Ottawa_Biatch
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