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With NHL training camps officially opening this week, John Tory said Tuesday he expects the Maple Leafs to win the Stanley Cup while he is still serving as mayor.
hope to get a second term, he added.
Tory specifically referenced Tuesday Toronto Sun as evidence of the city optimism concerning the Leafs potential to win their first Cup since 1967. The piece in question was penned by Sun sports columnist Steve Simmons, who opined that the Leafs organization is putting the pieces in place to capture an NHL championship in the near future for the first time in half a century.
Speaking at a news conference revealing details for the Maple Leafs Century Game at the Air Canada Centre,
Tory officially proclaimed that Dec. 19 will be Toronto Maple Leafs Day.
Maple Leafs are part of the heart and soul of our city, and this 100th birthday event is the perfect moment to come together to celebrate what they mean to us, Tory said. of fans, young and old,
are all excited for what the future holds for our Leafs and Dec. 19 will be a moment that the team and fans alike are sure to remember for years to come. president Brendan Shanahan said the wearing of the Toronto Arenas jersey will be one time thing. He does hope that the team will receive permission from the league to don Toronto St. Pat jerseys each St. Patrick Day in future seasons to come.