Leafs fans left absolutely outraged over Mitch Marner's post-game comments following fourth straight loss

Leafs fans left absolutely outraged over Mitch Marner’s post-game comments following fourth straight loss

Fans are starting to lose patience after the Toronto Maple Leafs lost yet another game on Tuesday, falling 4-2 against the Edmonton Oilers.

The Maple Leafs won 7-1 over the San Jose Sharks in January. 9, but has since lost four straight games, and some are even calling for head coach Sheldon Keefe to get fired.

The Maple Leafs blew a 2-0 lead, and it’s not the first time they’ve done that this season. They’ve held a lead in all four previous games they’ve lost, and something isn’t clicking at the moment.

They entered the season with Stanley Cup aspirations and have some of the league’s best players in the starting lineup every night.

Still, they have as many losses (21, eight in extra time) as wins. The Maple Leafs have been tremendous in overtime this campaign but have as many wins in regulation as losses in regulation (13). 

But Mitch Marner doesn’t seem too worried.

TORONTO, CANADA – DECEMBER 16: Mitchell Marner #16 of the Toronto Maple Leafs waits for a faceoff against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period in an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on December 16, 2023 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Penguins 7-0. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Marner dismissed any signs of frustration in the team in his post-game interview.

“We’re a great hockey team. And we gotta ignore what everyone else says. We know we’re a great hockey team. We show up every night. I mean, this last four games that we’ve had leads, we’ve played some awesome hockey, some great hockey,” Marner said.

“Stuff goes your way. Sometimes stuff doesn’t. So, for us, we just can’t get frustrated at each other. We know we’re doing the right things. It’s going to come, so stay patient with it. Don’t let anything outside of us frustrate us or get us angry. Like, just gotta do what we do.”

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 06: Mitchell Marner #16 of the Toronto Maple Leafs in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 06, 2024 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

But fans didn’t exactly agree with him. Leafs fans were absolutely outraged by his comments, with many calling him ”delusional” for not understanding the seriousness and urgency of the Maple Leafs losing streak.

”The fact he’s not even frustrated is beyond alarming,” one comment read.

”THIS is the problem! THIS!!” Another said.

”He’s delusional. Someone needs to sit him down and make it clear they haven’t been near good enough. Reality check time or take a hike,” a third added.

”Holy hell, Mitch. Read the room,” another said.

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