Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Maple Leaf Gardens

Construction on Maple Leaf Gardens was completed in 1931.
In 1954, at the age of 21, my father moved from Montreal to Toronto and lived in the apartment building in the right of this photo. Right behind MLG. Two years later he purchased a pair of season tickets that are still in the family today (my brothers share them, I'm a Bruins fan).
It wasn't until this year that I really thought about this… imagine, a 23 year old bachelor living behind MLG with season tickets starting in '56. The amazing hockey he witnessed first hand…not to mention the Stanley Cups.

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