Video – Patty Marleau And Mitch Marner Sat Down For An Emotional One-on-One Interview

Shug McSween Feb 23, 2019
Maple Leafs forward Patty Marleau is the perfect influence for Mitch Marner and the rest of the Leafs young core.

Patty Marleau’s contract always seems to be a touchy subject when it comes to the Maple Leafs cap crunch next season, but what uneducated fans don’t realize is the impact Patty has had and will continue to have on the young core including Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner. These moments of advice are much more valuable than a $6 million dollar salary. Worry about getting rid of Zaitsev, leave Patty out of these conversations.

It doesn’t matter if we are talking the family photos at Christmas time to giving Matthews the keys to his house in San Jose for all-star weekend, Patty has been nothing but a positive influence on and off the ice. It’s players like Marleau that will mould Marner and Matthews to be pro’s, good people off the ice, and maximize their potential on the ice. He’s the unofficial captain of the Leafs.

Enough with the chatter about moving Marleau. Sure, he may not be producing lately and needs to see less ice time, but he certainly should and will be wearing a Maple Leafs jersey until he decides to hang em up.

Enjoy this creative interview as Marleau gives Mitchy some advice, and totally nails him directly in the heartstrings:


Shug McSween

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