Criticize the Maple Leafs for the way they play, if you wish, and Im not sure how youd avoid doing that after a 9-2 loss on home ice, but thumbs down to the razzing the Leafs are getting for not putting their sticks up in a post-victory salute one game later. I like the thank you, fans gesture, but I hardly think it needs to be mandatory. Some pitchers tip their caps on their way from the mound to the dugout, and some dont. Not every concert has an encore. The restaurant owner doesnt always buy you a drink, and you dont receive a Christmas card from everyone on your list. Hey, if prior to their Thursday game against Tampa Bay, the Leafs decided to win for themselves and no one else, not for the coach or the owners or the fans or their families, and if that served to motivate them, all those other people would let them have their little cause if it contributed in any way to two points. Hockeys post-game salute to the crowd is a nice touch, but not if its forced. Polite applause is an awful sound. As for another team that deals with unhappy fans, my thumb is down for the way the Edmonton Oilers attempt to explain their losing ways. Following Fridays 2-0 loss to New Jersey, which produced a chorus of boos from fans who might still be described as overly patient, the Oilers read from a script that said were not trying hard enough.” Excuse me? Isnt lack of effort the one reason for a loss that is totally unacceptable? You can be tired or hurt or unlucky or beaten by a better team or victimized by a bad call or confused on a line change - you can spin a loss in a bunch of different ways and the worst youll hear is that the explanation is weak. But an admitted lack of effort isnt self-defence, its an apology that demands action. It calls for a Saturday win over Chicago or a trade that removes the worst offenders from the lineup or a coach who can make them work harder. One of the three is essential, because there’s nothing left to say. Nike Air Force One Deutschland . Fans in the Jets viewing region can watch the game on TSN Jets at 5:30pm ct and listeners can tune in to TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg. Air Force 1 Schwarz Sale . -- J.R. Sweezy was the one part of the Seattle Seahawks offensive line that had avoided injuries or having to change positions this season. http://www.airforce1gunstig.de/.C. -- Gleason Fournier scored the shootout winner as the Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Abbotsford Heat 4-3 Friday in American Hockey League action. Nike Presto Off White Fake Kaufen . Nick Young scored 17 points for Los Angeles, which lost five of its last seven before trouncing the Pelicans, who beat them handily last week in New Orleans. Jodie Meeks and Xavier Henry scored 15 points apiece for the Lakers, who led by 20 points in the first half before coasting to their 12th win in their last 13 regular-season meetings with New Orleans. Nike Sf Air Force 1 Deutschland . Lawrie was hit on the hand by Cincinnati pitcher Johnny Cueto in the second inning of Sundays 4-3 loss to the Reds.ROME - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says striker Sergio Aguero could be out for up to six weeks because of ligament damage in his left knee.Aguero was hurt in the second minute of Citys 1-0 win over Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.Speaking before Citys Champions League match against Roma, Pellegrini says Tuesday that Aguero has undergone a scan and ccould miss four, five or six weeks.ddddddddddddHowever, Pellegrini said that he could not be precise with the timescale of Agueros absence.Four weeks out would see Aguero miss seven games, including five in the league, in which City is second behind Chelsea.Aguero is the Premier Leagues top scorer with 14 goals, and has scored 19 times in all competitions. ' ' '