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The Mailbag: December 25th • The Faceoff Circle
Merry Christmas! The mailbag is back after a few weeks of hiatus. For all intents and purposes, I’m hoping to be back after a few weeks of semi-hiatus; I’ve been a bit negligent of this spot while bouncing up and down with some personal stuff, but I think things are at the stage where devoting more time to writing is going to help more than devoting no time. Enough about that, though. I’ve got a Christmas lunch ahead of me and some time to kill before it starts, so let’s dig into some questions: Which leaf is most likely to unironically wear an ascot? — Totally Offside (@Totally_Offside) December 25, 2017 This is a tough one (Mr. Offside has confirmed that he meant an ascot tie, not an ascot cap). It’s easy to look to a veteran to throw it back just because they’d know what the items are, but also Toronto’s vets seem to be the types that you’d imagine go into dad clothes the second they’re away from the rink. I think I’m feeling Frederik Andersen on this one. He usually dresses pretty well, he’s not quite a kid, and it just feels like a fashion decision that ...