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The legendary Canadian coffee chain started by Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Tim Horton, celebrated its 50th anniversary back on May 17th but before the coffee and donuts there were burgers.
Fitting that it is also Burger Week here in Toronto, today’s throwback photo is one of Tim Horton Charcoal Broiled Hamburgers located in Scarborough. The burger shop was one of Tim’s many business ventures that eventually led to the extremely successful chain that still bears his name.
Speaking of Burgers and Burger Week, if you’re in Toronto head over to E11even for The ...
Although the final result wasn’t what the players wanted, Matt Finn and Antoine Bibeau’s solid play at the 2014 Memorial Cup was recognized by the NHL’s Central Scouting.
Bibeau was named the Outstanding Goalie of the 2014 Memorial Cup. The 20-year-old made 178 saves in four games and finished the tournament with a 2.76 GAA and .932 save percentage. He was also named to the tournament All-Star team.
While Finn and the Storm were upset in the final on Sunday by Edmonton, the Etobicoke native was voted to the tournament All-Star team. ...
It was a tough day at the World Hockey Championship for four Leafs players as they suffered tough defeats and will not medal at the tournament this year.
Morgan Rielly, Nazem Kadri, James Reimer and Canada fell 3-2 to Finland. It was the fifth straight year that Canada has been eliminated at the quarter-final stage of the World Championship.
Canada entered the third period with a 2-1 lead but Finland scored twice in the period including a late goal to upset Canada.
Kadri played over 15 minutes and led Canada with six shots on ...
London – One is the Memorial Cup’s leading plus minus player and captains the most impressive team in the tournament.
The other is a goalie who has led an upstart QMJHL team into the elimination bracket of the tournament.
It has been a winning week for Maple Leaf prospects Matt Finn of the Guelph Storm and Val-d’Or goalie Antoine Bibeau.
The 20-year-old Finn leads the tournament with a plus-eight as the Storm, the class of the field so far, await the winner of Friday’s game between Val-d’Or and the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Drafted in ...
After sweeping both the Milwuakee Admirals and Chicago Wolves the Toronto Marlies are headed to the third round of the Calder Cup Playoffs to face the Texas Stars, kicking off tomorrow night in the Lone Star State. Leading the team in playoff scoring is none other than fan-favourite “Fear-Da-Beard” Jerry D’Amigo.
With 12 points in 7 games made up of 4 goals including an OT winner and 8 assists Jerry was a beardless, fresh-faced NHL prospect back in 2009 when he was selected 158th overall by the Leafs in the draft.