While I consider myself to be a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, I would like to think that I'm a realistic one as well.
Being a Leafs fan isn't easy, but it seems as though the team is finally heading in the right direction.
This season could easily be the year the Leafs make the playoffs for the first time since the lockout and could also be one where young players begin to emerge as stars for the club. I still have plenty of optimism for this team, and with the season less than 10 weeks away, my hopes are still very high.
If Toronto continues its play from late in last season, this year could be filled with a lot of wins and good memories, two things that Leafs' fans have begun to forget.
Let's hope that some of these offseason wishes come true. Here are five things I'd like to see from the Maple Leafs this season.