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by Paul on 02/13/07 at 03:59 PM ET
from The Spin, the blog of Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
This is a team, ladies and gentlemen, that has tried mightily to match the Montreal Canadiens for sense of ceremony in recent years, and has almost always failed.
The closing of the Montreal Forum received raves.
The closing of Maple Leaf Gardens, by contrast, was a long-winded, confusing evening, with the punctuation point a curious white flag that was supposed to be representative of Leaf history, one supposes. Players milled about on the ice handing it to one another, seemingly uncertain when the ceremony was supposed to end.
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