Posts Tagged ‘ Toronto Maple Leafs glory days ’

2013 – 50th anniversary of “The Year Everything Happened”

Dec 11th, 2013 | By | Category: In Brief

You may have already noticed that we have been commemorating an unusual number of 50th anniversaries during the year that is now winding down to its inexorable conclusion, some three weeks hence. A few weeks ago a newspaper in Ocala, Florida (locally said to be “well known as a ‘horse capital of the world’”) noted […]

Quintessential Toronto Maple Leaf goes to great ice rink in sky

Aug 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Sporting Life

Present-day fans of the Toronto representatives in the National Hockey League will find it inconceivable. But Ted “Teeder” Kennedy, “perhaps the quintessential Maple Leaf” (or just “quintessential Leaf“), played centre for only 14 seasons in the 1940s and 1950s, and was actually “PART OF FIVE STANLEY CUP VICTORIES.” Alas, the hockey-star Ted Kennedy of the […]