Me: Hey Jacob, remember when you were talking to Opa right before bed and he told you the Leafs (check the link if you're not fluent in NHL) were up 4 to 1 over Boston with only 12 minutes left in the game?
Me: They lost.
Me: No, Toronto.
Jacob: WHAAAAAT?!? But...but...how?
(His face was a mask of pure shock. It was awesome!)
Me: It's what they do, baby.
Jacob: But they had a 3 point lead and only 12 minutes!
Me: Yep and that's why your daddy and I aren't Leafs fans.
Jacob: But they were the greatest team ever.
Me: Like 40 years ago. I think your Opa was 11 the last time they won a cup.
Jacob: But you act like you like the Leafs at Uncle Byron's and you wanted them to win yesterday.
Me: First, everybody's a Leafs fan at Uncle Byron's.
Second, we always want a Canadian team to win the cup, but when it's the Leafs Daddy and I never get our hopes up.
We once watched them blow a 10 point lead. 10 points!
Jacob:Well then who do we cheer for?
Me: Not anybody really, we don't have cable so we don't watch the games...but let me tell you about the Montreal Canadiens......
Nb: Let's be honest, I only follow hockey at playoffs and I know that The Habs are done this season, but dude, the Leafs suck so bad. So bad.