When the Maple Leafs host the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, it will be the 8th annual Canadian Forces Appreciation Night. This years theme is Humanitarian Missions. All of the individuals involved in the pre-game ceremonies and various others in attendance assisted with the efforts recently in the Philippines.
The Leafs have had a long history with the Canadian Forces. Former owner Conn Smythe served in both World Wars ans the team logo, selected by Smythe, is rooted to the leaf emblem Canadian soldiers bore on their helmets and uniforms.
Dozens of Leafs […]