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04-27-2013, 09:30 PM
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SouthernHab
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
Burn the boats? What does this mean?
It's Carlyle's motivational speech at the beginning of the season.

They are the invading plunderers. They arrive by boat on the NHL island and as they do, they burn their boats. They have come to fight and conquer and retreat is not an option.

Read this on a Leafs article somewhere.

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