May 22, 2015

Question of the Day: Are the Toronto Maple Leafs really "Canada's team"?

Emily PrattRebel Correspondent

Toronto Maple Leafs’ new head coach Mike Babcock got off on the wrong skate yesterday with some hockey fans when he called Toronto "Canada’s team.”

So we hit the streets to see if you agree or disagree with Babcock’s labelling of the Leafs.

What are your thoughts? Let us know!

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commented 2015-05-23 17:38:07 -0400
It’s that whole “Centre Of The Universe” thing again…… Sigh!
commented 2015-05-23 00:45:50 -0400
Hockey sure ain’t what it used to be.
commented 2015-05-22 23:57:43 -0400
No, Mike. The Habs are Montreal’s team. Canada’s team won gold at the Olympics, Gold at the World Juniors, Gold at Women’s, and Gold at the World’s. That’s Canada’s team(s). Babcock went off with brain not engaged.
commented 2015-05-22 23:40:10 -0400
Canada’s team would no doubt, be measured by Stanley cups. HABS
commented 2015-05-22 23:18:45 -0400
I’ve been a Vancouver Canucks fan almost since they joined the NHL. So, to answer the title’s question: No.
commented 2015-05-22 23:17:26 -0400
Get’s paid $15 Million to make statements of this quality? wow.
commented 2015-05-22 19:58:49 -0400
What a laughable comment by Babcock. Even back in the day of the original six they were not Canada’s team. I actually feel sorry for Babs. He will now have to unsuccessfully explain away this absurd comment. Only time will gradually extract his foot from his mouth.
commented 2015-05-22 19:04:14 -0400
HA! Ask that question in Vancouver, if you dare.
commented 2015-05-22 18:11:19 -0400
Hey Glenn Craig, what’s happening on (or preferably to) the CBC? I almost never watch it, so I wouldn’t know. I’d rather spend more time here and not waste it on the CBC.
commented 2015-05-22 18:01:49 -0400
Ask that question in Calgary … if you dare!
commented 2015-05-22 17:55:53 -0400
Ya right, and Tranna is the center of the known universe as well.
commented 2015-05-22 16:27:53 -0400
What happened to the REBEL?……Just look at what’s happening on the CBC and THIS is the question of the day? The cadets at RMC had the stones and the sand to call bullshit on a policy enforcement chaperone and this is not mentioned here?

I haven’t watched hockey since the league underwent it’s first expansion.
commented 2015-05-22 16:20:33 -0400
Sorry, but the answer to that – despite their history – has to be no.