There will now be more maple leafs than ever.
centre ice red line at the Air Canada Centre will accommodate red maple leafs. The paint job took place on Friday.
The move is a tribute to the Canadian flag and the military personnel who fight for it every day. It makes the Air Canada Centre, the home of a team that wears our national symbol every night just a little more Canadian.
"It seemed like just another fun little way to express the patriotism of our team, our organization and our fans," said MLSE chief executive officer Tom Anselmi.