NHL Analyst Makes A Bold Take On The Bruins Biggest Rival

Published October 14, 2023 at 9:32
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
Renowned for sharing his unfiltered thoughts, Paul Bissonnette, a former NHL player turned analyst and an unabashed Toronto Maple Leafs enthusiast, is brimming with enthusiasm about his beloved team's summer acquisitions. These moves have fueled high hopes for a triumphant postseason.

The season opener against arch-rivals, the Montreal Canadiens, delivered an electrifying performance. However, the Maple Leafs allowing five goals raised some apprehensions among their fanbase, despite clinching the two points.

We're all too familiar with the fervent yet sometimes unpredictable nature of sports fans. The emotional rollercoaster that the Leafs have taken their supporters on over the past several years could leave anyone a bit bewildered.

True to form, Bissonnette made a bold prediction concerning the Leafs' upcoming performance.


"You can see it coming - they'll likely hit .500 after 12 games, and the city will be in an uproar. It's a familiar script every year. At the start of the season, they might notch a few victories, but they're likely to face a rough patch, dropping 3 or 4 games in a row. After a dozen games, they'll find themselves at .500, and the city will be in a state of frenzy. Mark my words, it's almost a tradition."

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