Good news, bad news, good news.
Brian Burke has long asserted that his team needed to stride manfully into the playoffs and bloody some noses when it got there.
The Toronto Marlies are playoff bound. Despite a month-long pattern of just treading water the Marlies lead the AHL’s North Division with a 34-21-4 record.
They may be the only one of Burke’s teams to bloody an opponent. Perhaps you’ve heard: the Leafs have won just one ...