What's buzzing:

Puck Daddy

Big dumb jerk Maple Leafs fan vows to marry girlfriend after Cup win (Photo)

Greg Wyshynski
Puck Daddy

As of Oct. 30, 2013, it’s been 17,044 days since the Toronto Maple Leafs last won the Stanley Cup in 1967. Please keep that in mind, and ask yourself: What if this gentleman had created this sign back then?

View photo

As we noted in last night’s Three Stars, this Toronto Maple Leafs fan attending their game at the Edmonton Oilers decided to have some fun with the fact that the Leafs have a 46-year, 7-month and 28-day Stanley Cup drought, vowing to marry his girlfriend when they next win the Cup.

Because both of those things might never happen in their lifetimes, you see.



Har Har.

And you wonder why girls become Blackhawks fans: Great sweaters, Patrick Sharp, the potential for matrimony within the next decade …

The sign … well, the sign hasn’t gone over well with hockey fans.

The Leafs sign vaguely reminds me of a sign I saw as an intern with Flyers. Basically was guy offering to pimp his girlfriend to Jeff Carter

— Jen (@NHLhistorygirl) October 30, 2013

I think the connection is "You're not funny, you're a massive jerk." — Jen (@NHLhistorygirl) October 30, 2013

So, this guy had a cheeky idea with the sign, but he didn’t think it through. Revealing you’re the Wendel Clark of commitment-phoebes isn’t all that endearing. For pete’s sake, he has the heart NEXT TO "LEAFS" AND NOT “GIRLFRIEND”.

She should go through his Internet history. Not for porn, though. For advanced stats websites. If he's been reading any of those, he knows full well they're not winning any time soon.

That said … is anyone else really really rooting for the Leafs now?

Seriously, Kessel: Bring the Chalice back to T-Dot this summer and then have a wedding ceremony written into Tim Leiweke’s parade route, as our stubborn friend is forced into a lifelong commitment thanks to the success of his favorite team.

Oh, and let her have Joffrey Lupul for the bachelorette party. That too.

View Comments (509)
  • Dustin Byfuglien won't have in-person player safety hearing for brutal crosscheck

    Dustin Byfuglien won't have in-person player safety hearing for brutal crosscheck

    Winnipeg Jets rover Dustin Byfuglien will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. But the hearing will be via phone, which means he can’t receive more than a five-game suspension for the below brutal crosscheck of Rangers forward … More »

    Puck Daddy - 7 minutes ago
  • Hurricanes-Panthers Preview

    Though Florida looks like a longshot to reach the playoffs, at least it won't need to leave home as it attempts to get in. The Panthers play their final five games in Sunrise, starting Thursday night against a Carolina Hurricanes club that failed … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Dustin Byfuglien gets hearing for cross-check on J.T. Miller

    The Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien will have a hearing with the NHL for his cross-check on the Rangers' J.T. Miller, the league's Department of Player Safety announced Wednesday. Miller was down on the ice in front of the Jets' net when Byfuglien … More »

    CBC - 28 minutes ago
  • Time running out on Senators' sensational playoff push: 'There’s still some magic left'

    Time running out on Senators' sensational playoff push: 'There’s still some magic left'

    The Ottawa Senators know the clock's ticking on their end-of-season playoff charge, but they believe they can beat out the Boston Bruins and sneak into the 2015 NHL postseason tourney. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 34 minutes ago
  • Canucks-Blackhawks Preview

    Having rebounded well from frustrating back-to-back defeats, the Chicago Blackhawks are focused on further improving their position in the Central Division. Seeking a third straight victory, the Blackhawks try to avoid being swept by a Vancouver … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 29 minutes ago