Hearn bets Maple Leafs, concedes in first period

James Reimer didn’t even have a chance on this one. Watch Calgary Flames’ Mikael Backlund, who is now on a seven game point streak, put one away on a shorthanded breakaway Friday night.

In case you missed it, Canadian pro golfers Graham DeLaet and David Hearn had a friendly wager on Friday’s Calgary-Toronto game. DeLaet, a documented troller of Maple Leafs fans, wagered Twitter profile pics with Hearn over the result of the game.

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Of course, putting down on the Leafs hasn’t been the best strategy this season. The first period was another nightmare for Toronto, as they allowed two shorthanded goals on one five-minute power play and trailed the Flames 4-1 after 20 minutes.

So Hearn decided to just throw in the towel, which may have been the best decision he made all day.

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The Maple Leafs went on to lose the game 6-3.

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