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4 Banners in 14 Days

In this, their Centennial Season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are delivering the original ACC player banners to the hometowns of their greatest players.

by Mike Ferriman / MapleLeafs.com

Eight have been delivered so far and in a stretch of just fourteen days, four were delivered across two provinces… and two nations.

One undisputable fact is that mining towns produce Maple Leafs stars. Towns that mine for iron, copper, nickel and gold. On the fortnight that began November 27, a Leaf that wore that very same number, returned home to Timmins (Schumacher to be completely accurate), the McIntyre Arena and the very ice surface on which he learned to love the game. Frank Mahovlich along with Bill Barilko called this gold mining town home.

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