It strikes me that Maple Leafs nonsense is at an all-time high. What with blogs, internet sites, radio hysteria, chat groups and 24/7 focus on everything that is and isn't Leafs, much gets overblown.
Or maybe you were reading your back columns.
Note: I should say that he does deserve significant credit for continuing to be all over the Frost/Jefferson/NHLPA disgrace. Maybe he should have been a crime beat writer instead.