#Canada150: 150 Good, Bad, and Ugly Stories of Hockey in Canada (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a three-part series. Part 1 can be viewed here. Part 3 will be posted later in the summer. To mark Canada’s sesquicentennial, this three-part post briefly reflects on 150 significant events, people, and institutions in the history of Canadian hockey. Unlike many such reflections, this post includes not only the…

MLSE, Ryerson University, and the Struggle for Maple Leaf Gardens

The Globe and Mail has reported that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) and Ryerson University have reached an agreement over naming rights and usage of the university’s new facility currently under construction at the site of Maple Leaf Gardens in downtown Toronto. The site, which has historical meaning for many Torontonians and hockey fans,…