Jacob Bertrand, an 8-year-old diehard hockey fan from Mascouche, got a belated birthday gift from Maple Leaf Foods after the company heard about his birthday cake that was decorated with the wrong maple leaf logo.
Sheldon Keefe, who is the new head coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs after Mike Babcock was fired from the role on Nov. 20, said on Thursday that he "recognizes the responsibility and the privilege" of the opportunity.
In a Nov. 20 press conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., Toronto Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan spoke about the firing of head coach Mike Babcock, and said the team hasn't been playing up to expectations this season.
Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said on Oct. 2, ahead of the team's opening season game, that he "would like to think" player Auston Matthews put a recent arrest in Arizona "behind him" and said that Matthews took responsibility.
Hundreds of Toronto Maple Leafs fans turned out at Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday to cheer on the hockey team. The team went to the rink for an outdoor practice. Other lucky fans happened to spot them on the TTC in full equipment.