The scoreboard also showed a clip of "Rob Ford = Maple Leafs fan." Dallas also won the game 7-1, so yeah, tough night all around for the Leafs.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
He was scratched a lot in early february and he was scratched in Game 3. From what I've heard he fealt he was going to blow up and be a huge distraction to the team, so he just quit. Bob Mckenzie at tsn.ca has an article up about it: http://tsn.