Toronto Maple Leafs fans have had to endure decades of failure in the National Hockey League. The team hasn't won a Stanley Cup since 1967. That's a long time.
Recently though, the Leafs have shown glimpses of brilliance and look to be on the cusp of a playoff berth—something the team hasn't done in a while. GM Brian Burke looks poised to pull the trigger on a few moves to make the team stronger and take them over the hump and into contention.
Here are six things that need to be addressed before the Maple Leafs can be considered legitimate contenders.