No. 122: Toronto Maple Leafs

Ultimate Standings 2012

Updated: September 7, 2012, 12:04 PM ET
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

Last year's rank: 120 Title track: 121 Ownership: 120 Coaching: 112 Players: 121 Fan relations: 119 Affordability: 122 Stadium experience: 104 Bang for the buck: 122

Is it possible to be No. 122 with a bullet? After finishing 120th or 121st in the standings every year from 2008 to 2011, Toronto hiked prices 7.2 percent, cratered to 13th place in the NHL's Eastern Conference (GM Brian Burke said last season was "akin to an 18-wheeler going right off a cliff") and finally bottomed ...

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