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02-01-2013, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Suntouchable13 View Post
Morgan Riely's dad, who is a die hard Leafs fan, was absolutely ecstatic that his son got drafted by the Leafs.
Stamkos when the Leafs were absolute dirt in 2008 was checking the scoreboard everyday and hoped that the Leafs would pick him.

Steve Stamkos, the boy wonder of the Sarnia Sting, wants to be a Maple Leaf. Badly.

"To be a Leaf would be a dream come true," said Stamkos, who already has 80 points in just 46 games. "I idolized the Leafs growing up. I've always been a Leafs fan.

"I'm not going to lie to you. I've checked out the NHL standings. I pay attention to where the Leafs sit. I know they're near the bottom of the standings. The chance of (getting picked by them) definitely is in the back of my mind."
Heck, Morgan Rielly's dad wanted to wear the Leafs jersey that he got when he was drafted.

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