The more you win, the more you stand to lose. I think there’s a country song about it.
Let me tell you a story.
The captain was inconsolable.
“I don’t know if we could have played better,” he said. “We played pretty well, defensively. But we let them come back to tie it, then beat us, so I guess maybe we didn’t play our best.”
No, it wasn’t 27-year-old Leaf captain Dion Phaneuf.
It was the Red Wings’ 27-year-old captain Steve Yzerman.
Twenty years ago Nikolai Borschevsky scored in the seventh game as the Leafs upset ...