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    Maple Leaf Forever! - Ranking the CanPL Mascots


    The Canadian Premier League kick-off this coming Saturday will be our biggest event in some time. The entire domestic soccer community will be settling down at 1 PM Eastern, either in Forge FC’s stadium or in front of CBC television, to witness a new and hopefully more positive era in our nation’s game. This otherwise quite ordinary league fixture is making hearts across the Dominion beat a bit faster, like an Olympic semi-final.

    Nothing could better herald this dawn than our mascots. Four of the Canadian Premier League’s seven teams have, in recent weeks, introduced us to new mascots who will stand as symbols for all time, representing the Canadian Premier League to ourselves and to the world. Canada’s national coat of arms is supported by a unicorn and a lion, representing the British heritage of our governance and our culture that goes back way before Confederation. Perhaps, in a couple centuries, some new country will bear arms supported by Bolt and Stewie the Starfish. It is scarcely less probable than the existence of the Canadian Premier League itself.

    In honour of this joyous week I have decided to rank all of the league’s mascots so far, from best to worst. These ratings are entirely objective and based off a proprietary statistical algorithm developed by the Prince of Wales and tested by Maple Leaf Forever!‘s secret nerd hive in Sudbury-Thunder Bay. As a result its decisions are not to be argued with, only agreed on and amplified.

    https://www.maple-leaf-forever.com/2019/04/25/power-ranking-the-canadian-premier-league-mascots/

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    Wait, the Pacific one is real?  I thought it was shopped. 

    Damn stupid confusing reality.

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    We painted a banner with a purple Patrick Starfish holding a flare long before they actually made it a thing. ;)

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    2 hours ago, admin said:

    Is the Edmonton one a rabbit or a Pokeman?

    None. It's  Sanic as a rabbit.

    Edited by Blackdude

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