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#1 MacK_Attack

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:00 PM

On Monday the Leafs will unveil a new/old look for their latest jersey change.

The team will revert back to the jersey worn during the "Gilmour Era" from 1992-1998.

At the same time, they will name Dion Phaneuf the new captain.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:02 PM

Another step in the wrong direction yet again, they are masochists
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:03 PM

Dion as Captain.

Once again the Leafs are making it harder and harder for me to pull for them as my fave team in the East.

I might have to jump on the Lightzerman bandwagon.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:05 PM

This isn't too far of a stretch. They brought him over from Calgary and immediately gave him the alternate.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:12 PM

On Monday the Leafs will unveil a new/old look for their latest jersey change.

The team will revert back to the jersey worn during the "Gilmour Era" from 1992-1998.

At the same time, they will name Dion Phaneuf the new captain.

So I take it they're going back to this
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I like this jersey; these past few years they wore what I felt looked like practice jerseys.


Now are you sure it's the earlier version above, or the gimmicky "TML" shoulder patch with silver lining :puke:

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:12 PM

well changing jerseys worked for the ducks in 06/07.. maybe burke is on to something... ^_^
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:14 PM

So I take it they're going back to this
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I like this jersey; these past few years they wore what I felt looked like practice jerseys.


Now are you sure it's the earlier version above, or the gimmicky "TML" shoulder patch with silver lining :puke:

Definitely will be the maple leaf shoulder patch.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:14 PM

I might have to jump on the Lightzerman bandwagon.


Ha! Lightzerman... I like it :thumbup:

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:24 PM

I guess this means Kaberle isn't returning.
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:24 PM

Definitely will be the maple leaf shoulder patch.

Will the Leafs ever wear the Ballard era sweaters in battle?

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Those were the sweaters I became fond of when Wendel Clark, and the Maple Leafs officially became my #2 team.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:28 PM

Will the Leafs ever wear the Ballard era sweaters in battle?

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Those were the sweaters I became fond of when Wendel Clark, and the Maple Leafs officially became my #2 team.

I doubt they ever will, since it represents the darkest era in franchise era.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:32 PM

Good grief - Phanuef wearing the "C"? What exactly are they trying to accomplish with this move?
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:37 PM

might look like this

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:42 PM

Not really big on Phaneuf being captain, but who are their alternatives?

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:48 PM

Not really big on Phaneuf being captain, but who are their alternatives?

Komisarek & Beauchemin

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:55 PM

Oh they are changing their jerseys?

That's all they need to win the cup, watch out for them next season
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 02:59 PM

So I take it they're going back to this
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I like this jersey; these past few years they wore what I felt looked like practice jerseys.


Now are you sure it's the earlier version above, or the gimmicky "TML" shoulder patch with silver lining :puke:


Meh... I'd rather they just went to the classic jersey worn in the 60's. The 90's jersey looks cool enough but you might as well go with the ones they actually won Cups wearing.
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 03:05 PM

Yawn, another MacK_Attack Maple Leafs update. I hear enough Leafs stuff on the radio and TV, I come to LGW to get away from all that!

Just kidding MacK :lol:
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 03:15 PM

they'll still be using the 60s style jersey as their 3rd

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 03:16 PM

Yawn, another MacK_Attack Maple Leafs update. I hear enough Leafs stuff on the radio and TV, I come to LGW to get away from all that!

Just kidding MacK :lol:

I think there's a thread about the Hawks if you're looking for a change of pace.

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