The Maple Leafs strive to give back to the Toronto community which gives so much to them. Check out what the Leafs have been up to off the ice!
MLSE Foundation Centennial Gala
The Maple Leafs hosted their Centennial Gala on Sunday, February 12th this season to commemorate the team's 100th anniversary. The festivities featured all players, coaches, management, and dozens of alumni who mingled and met with over 700 guests for dinner and speeches. The event raised over $600,000 net for the MLSE Foundation and their newest project, MLSE Launchpad.
Canadian Armed Forces Night
The Maple Leafs hosted over 500 Canadian Armed Forces members at their annual Forces night on January 21st, 2017. After the game, everyone was invited onto the ice to meet with the leafs including all players, coaches and management.
Children's Wish Night
Saturday, December 17th marked the Leafs annual Children's Wish night at the Air Canada Centre. All players donated their tickets to a wish child and invited everyone into the dressing room after the game to meet with the team.
Future Goals School Visit
Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen and forward Ben Smith along with Leafs alumnus Wendel Clark visited St. Thomas More School in Mississauga to celebrate the NHL Future Goals program on December 8th, 2016.
SickKids Hospital Visit
The team made their annual full team visit to SickKids Hospital on December 5th. All players in addition to Head Coach Mike Babcock visited with all 300 patients in the hospital travelling to their rooms to give gifts, take pictures and sign autographs.
Easter Seals Ontario Skate
On November 27th, the entire Maple Leafs team participated in the annual Easter Seals Skate with the Leafs. Players met with families from Easter Seals Ontario as well as fans who had pledged donations. The players had a great day getting to know the families!
Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital Visit
To commemorate Remembrance day, Leafs players Morgan Rielly, Matt Martin and Frankie Corrado in addition to alumni Eddie Shack, Rick Vaive and Bob Nevin visited Sunnybrook Veterans Centre to meet with Canadian War veterans and their families. Players and alumni participated in a question and answer session followed by opportunities to meet with families to sign autographs and take pictures.
Covenant House Visit
Leafs forwards James van Riemsdyk and Peter Holland took time to visit the youth homeless shelter, Covenant House, to donate food over Thanksgiving this fall. They stocked the pantry and met with some of the youth at the shelter.
HMCS St. John's
On September 24th, while in St. John's, Newfoundland for training camp, some Maple Leaf players took some time to visit the HMCS St. John's. Player met with members of the Navy and learned what it was like to live on a naval ship.