Sunday, October 16, 2016
Journeys Into Leafs, Reversing Course, retire all honoured numbers and Dave Keon’s No. 14

Leafs, Reversing Course, retire all honoured numbers and Dave Keon’s No. 14

The  Toronto Maple Leafs turned the page at the outset of their centennial season, wiping away a long-standing policy of not retiring sweater numbers. The changes were revealed during a ceremony before Saturday’s home opener against the Boston Bruins with a new set of banners unfurled. Previously, only Bill Barilko’s No. 5 and Ace Bailey’s Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 16, 20163:59 am
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Journeys Into An Anniversary Season

An Anniversary Season

Every season celebrates an anniversary of some sort, but this 2016-17 is especially noteworthy for milestones being celebrated by hockey officialdom. It was on 1917 that the National Hockey League was organized at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal. You will be hearing a lot about the NHL is remembering and celebrating itself. Similarly, the Toronto Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 15, 201610:31 pm
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Journeys Into A New Leaf on Toronto’s Historical Hockey Tree

A New Leaf on Toronto’s Historical Hockey Tree

The Toronto Maple Leafs have unveiled a new logo for the first time in more than 45 years in anticipation of their centennial season. The new look was released by the team Tuesday night and is a fresh take on the “classic Maple Leaf” emblem of Toronto teams from the 1940s to the 1960s. It Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 4, 20161:35 am
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Journeys Into For Keon, A Page is Finally Turned

For Keon, A Page is Finally Turned

Forty years later everyone can finally move on. Dave Keon was honoured by the Toronot Maple Leafs on Saturday night (along with Tim Horton and Turk Broda). All three are the latest having sculptures added to Legends Row later in the year. Keon was estranged from the Leafs for several years, after a nasty parting in Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 24, 201612:05 am
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Journeys Into Opening Night: Toronto Style

Opening Night: Toronto Style

Yes, the Leafs lost their first regular season game under Mike Babcock. But they did play well, and it appears that under Mike and Lou things are headed in the right direction. In the meantime, Toronto can boast a real cool opening night tradition – the 48th Highland Regiment. In an era of light shows, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 8, 20154:51 pm
Friday, July 24, 2015
Journeys Into The End of An Era..and the Start of a New One

The End of An Era..and the Start of a New One

  Hockey’s talking heads in both New Jersey and Toronto are having a field day with this one. At 10 a.m. on July 23 the New Jersey Devils released a tweet announcing that Lou Lamoriello had resigned. At 10:01 a.m. the Toronto Maple Leafs tweeted that Lamoriello had been hired as the team’s General Manager. Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 24, 201512:58 am
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Journeys Into Toronto at Montreal: Hockey Night

Toronto at Montreal: Hockey Night

(Originally Published February, 2015) They only played just two weeks ago, but it’s another Saturday night get together among old rivals. Not much is at stake in this match at the Bell Centre as Montreal is poised for a playoff appearance and Toronto is rebuilding again. But Canadien-Leaf games tend to be more spirited than Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 14, 20157:03 pm