It sucks to be a Toronto Maple Leafs fan these days. I mean, it really sucks. They have unpredictable goaltending, no leadership and a lack of both mental and physical toughness. And 2012 will mark the seventh calendar year the "flagship franchise" of the NHL will be on the outside of the playoffs looking in. While the fanbase is more jaded and upset than ever before (and that's saying a lot), if Leafs fans stopped and looked around, they'd realize that things aren't really as bad as they think.
Here's a list of the reasons the Leafs will be back in the postseason in 2013.