Patrick Marleau’s family is all decked out in Maple Leafs gear

NHL insider Luke Fox says his biggest takeaway from the Maple Leafs prying of Patrick Marleau away from San Jose, is the fact that the veteran winger thinks he has a better shot at winning the Cup in Toronto.

The Marleau family is ready for hockey in Toronto.

Longtime Sharks forward Patrick Marleau signed a three-year, $18.75-million deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 2, and he’s clearly got the support of his next of kin.

Marleau’s wife, Christina, posted this photo of Marleau and their four sons all decked out in their new hockey sweaters:

It’s a bit strange at first glance to see the veteran winger in blue and white after seeing him in Sharks teal for two decades, but based on this photo, they’re all-in on their new colour scheme. (Sorry, San Jose.)

It’s worth noting that the Maple Leafs have yet to announce what number Marleau will wear — and this photo doesn’t exactly clear that up, as we’ve got a variety of digits going on here. The two youngest Marleaus appear to be wearing Dad’s usual No. 12, though… and unless they’re big fans of Connor Brown, it’s likely we’re seeing a preview of what’s to come.

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