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Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe after game 7 against the Boston Bruins
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Sheldon Keefe under fire for his post-series comments on the Leafs

Published May 5, 2024 at 2:34 PM
BY SAMER
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After a heart-stopping Game 7, the Boston Bruins clinched a dramatic overtime victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. In the aftermath, Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe addressed the media, delivering a comment that stirred controversy and embarrassment among his players.

Sheldon Keefe: "When teams play the Leafs, they set up the game for the Leafs to beat themselves"


"When teams play the Leafs, they set up the game for the Leafs to beat themselves."


Sheldon Keefe on the Leafs game 7 loss.



This statement has sparked criticism, with many interpreting it as Keefe shirking responsibility for the team's loss. It suggests a lack of accountability, implying that opposing teams can exploit the Leafs' weaknesses without Keefe being able to counteract it. Some speculate that Keefe's blunt remark reflects awareness of his impending dismissal.

This guy knows he's getting fired and said IDGAF


Fans and media have expressed frustration, questioning Keefe's leadership and his apparent resignation to defeat. They argue that as the coach, he should be proactive in crafting strategies to prevent such outcomes.

Your supposed to set up the game plan so they don't.. that's why your the coach no?


Now, attention turns to the future of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Speculation mounts regarding potential changes, including Keefe's anticipated firing and the possibility of a trade involving Mitch Marner.


As the offseason unfolds, observers eagerly await to see the Maple Leafs' approach to rebuilding their team. The extent and swiftness of their actions will be closely watched by fans and pundits alike.
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