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And if that makes us feel better and more secure, then by all means, it’s a good thing.
So that brings me to the next burning question. What are we going to do about the Maple Leafs in the second round as they go up against the Flyers? Our stuffed bear could have been their downfall in Game 6. We don’t know that for sure.
The dirty blanket could have also sent things into a tailspin. That has yet to be determined.
One thing is for sure. We won’t be doing anything on our end the jinx this now.
I said to one friend this morning that I thought we were going all the way to the Cup this year.
A diehard Leafs fan, he declined to comment.
"I say that every year and it never happens," he said.
He’s doing his part, keeping his mouth shut, making no predictions and hoping against hope that 2004 will finally be the year.
I hope I haven’t jinxed anything with this article.