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Maple Leaf fans react to elimination with anger, humour

The Maple Leafs lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 on Tuesday night and, combined with Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-3 OT win over Phoenix, the Leafs were officially eliminated from the playoffs for the eighth time in nine NHL seasons.


  1. For a recap of how the game went down, here's the Star's Rosie DiManno reporting from Tampa.
  2. Fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment and to suggest how the team went off the rails.
    Others pledged to continue their support of the Blue and White.
    Meanwhile, others thought this was the perfect time to poke some fun at the bumbling Leafs.