Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 Bold Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

TORONTO, ONTARIO - AUGUST 06: The Toronto Maple Leafs stand for the national anthems prior to Game Three of the Eastern Conference Qualification Round against the Columbus Blue Jackets prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 06, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ONTARIO - AUGUST 06: The Toronto Maple Leafs stand for the national anthems prior to Game Three of the Eastern Conference Qualification Round against the Columbus Blue Jackets prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 06, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images) /
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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 19: William Nylander #88 of the Toronto Maple Leafs   (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) /

No. 3: Vegas Beats Toronto in Stanley Cup Finals

Speaking of Mark Stone and the Vegas Golden Knights, the Toronto Maple Leafs will unfortunately be the team that they defeat on route to winning the Stanley Cup.

After winning three rounds and reaching the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1967, the city of Toronto will be on fire. It will be the most exciting time in 54 years to be a Leafs fan and it’ll be hard to control our emotions with every game.

However, in true Toronto Maple Leafs fashion, the team will let us down and we’ll have to wait one more year to see them lift the Stanley Cup.

Without being able to attend games in person or have a parade, it’s not meant to be this year. The Golden Knights are too strong and their goaltending duo will help them win a Stanley Cup.

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Alex Pietrangelo will be the difference-maker, as he’ll be a huge part towards shutting down Toronto’s impressive offense, and he’ll win his second career Stanley Cup.

Don’t worry, Leafs fans. Next year is totally our year. Or the year after that. Or the year after that.

Prediction: Vegas Golden Knights will defeat Toronto Maple Leafs in Stanley Cup Final