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11-21-2012, 01:24 PM
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Originally Posted by NaiveLeafsFan View Post
Hit and a miss, I'm afraid. You can certainly win games and championships without gooning it up, or having goons on a team. A good example of this would be Detroit post-cap system.

For the record, the Marlies are filled with tons of gritty players as well, not just "Sweet Hearts" as you put it.

I don't think the Leafs have the Talent to duplicate the Wings success at this time. The AHL is still a development league and Goons still play a part unfortunatly.

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