The Leafs just won tonite but yet again no playoffs. I was talking to this guy at Union station. He's gone to the Jays home opener.
I take an intrest about asking people about the CFL now and then, just to see.
So I ask this guy about the 100th grey cup and the Argos. He laughed, saying the CFL is minor league. It only eight teams, and 6 of them make the playoffs. He goes on to say it's the "Canadian Mentality" to allow everyone to make the playoffs,
I point out he is cheering for a team that has not made the playoffs in 8 years. My team, the Red Wings, is going to the playoffs once again. I let him know this, but he still would rather support the Leafs and his other teams. (the Lakers in the NBA and the Jays and Minnesota Vikings.)
Point? The Leafs and their fans are part of the problem. As much as we complain about be a "wannabe american" These fans would rather support 40 years with no cup. And while I point out the fact he loves the Vikings(lol) he still puts his hockey above everything.
So how are the Argos supposed to compete with the hockey only mentality of most eastern Canadians. They only love hockey followed by their american teams. I am not singling out my city, this is a problem in Quebec City and Halifax for sure.
Truth is this in Canada, one sport country that whines about failing at the olympics.