Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins defenseman Wade Redden joined Gresh and Zolak on Thursday to talk about his Game 1 performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Winter Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium, canceled this season due to the NHL lockout, has been rescheduled for Jan. 1 next season.
For the second straight year, it looks like the Winter Classic will be planned for New Year’s Day at the University of Michigan, a game between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.
2012 Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Alumni Showdown featuring dozens of legendary players from two of the National Hockey League’s most storied franchises going head-to-head in back-to-back contests.
The Detroit Red Wings® and Toronto Maple Leafs® today announced the addition of seven total players who will participate in the festivities surrounding the 2012 Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Alumni Showdown™ on December 31 at Comerica Park™ as part of the 2012 SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™.
This time around, viewers will get a glimpse into the Red Wings’ locker room they would never otherwise see.
“It’s Hockeytown against the center of the hockey universe” Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke joked at the news conference.
Next year’s Winter Classic could set an attendance record.
There are reasons to be excited that the NHL Winter Classic is coming to the Big House -and reasons it could be disappointing.
Perfect. That was my initial reaction to the thought of the Winter Classic, featuring the Red Wings and the Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, when it became apparent it was going occur months ago.