3 Reasons Why Toronto Maple Leafs Will Win Stanley Cup

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This could be the year that the Toronto Maple Leafs finally win the Stanley Cup.

If you've read anything I've written about the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, thanks for not sending too much hate-mail, but secondly, you'd come to realize that I hated this team. I thought GM Brad Treliving was wasting Auston Matthews' "cheap' contract and saw a First-Round sweep, or worse, a missed playoff-berth in their future.

However, over the last few weeks, I've changed my mind. Although I don't think the Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the best five team's in the NHL, I'm convinced that this season is different.

As someone who's a terrible sports gambler, my future predictions are usually wrong, which means this Leafs team may actually be very good.

The Leafs defense is still a huge question-mark, but goaltender Ilya Samsonov continues to rack up wins, while Matthews continues to score, which is a good enough recipe for me. I do think that Joseph Woll is a better option, but once again, I'll have to assume, that's another bad take from me, as I clearly don't know anything.

As we get ready for another Leafs playoff run, I'm starting to drink the Kool-Aid and believe that this is the year this team gets it done. The playoffs are a crazy animal and this team is seemingly flying under the radar, despite having the best goal-scorer of the past 30 years on their roster.

Here are three reasons why the Toronto Maple Leafs can win a Stanley Cup this year.