You possibly can say it was within the playing cards that Patrick Marleau would take Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner underneath his wing on the Maple Leafs newest street journey.
The playing cards, on this case, have been an precise deck, and the video games have been Euchre and — consider it or not — Outdated Maid.
The joke now’s that the 38-year-old Marleau now has six youngsters: 4 at house and two on the street.
“They’re good guys,” Marleau stated of the 2 20-year-olds. “It has been enjoyable to get to know them. It is form of occurred organically. They’re enjoyable to be round.”
Marleau even obtained them off their telephones to play playing cards.
“They needed to play the cardboard recreation on their telephones, however we obtained away from it,” stated Marleau. “In Carolina, I went right down to the reward store and acquired some playing cards. Rising up in Saskatchewan I performed a whole lot of playing cards.”
One of many video games Matthews has taken a liking to was Outdated Maid.
“We have been enjoying easy card video games, then Mitch taught me learn how to play euchre so now we play euchre,” stated Matthews.
Matthews sudden love of playing cards would not sit all that effectively with Marner.
“He desires to play continuously, which sucks,” Marner stated of Matthews. “Typically you simply need to sit there and loosen up together with your telephone.”
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