When did they close Maple Leaf Gardens?

When did they close Maple Leaf Gardens?

Feb. 13, 1999
Two decades, to be exact. Wednesday will mark the 20th anniversary of the final NHL game played at Maple Leaf Gardens. On Feb. 13, 1999 the Maple Leafs lost 6-2 to the Chicago Blackhawks, closing the book on more than 67 years of Maple Leafs hockey at the iconic Toronto arena.

What is the new name of Maple Leaf Gardens?

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.
MLG Ventures took Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd. private and the two corporations amalgamated. becoming Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. after its acquisition of the Toronto Raptors in 1998.

What was the seating capacity of Maple Leaf Gardens?

3,850Mattamy Athletic Centre / Capacity

Why is Maple Leaf Gardens important?

Maple Leaf Gardens was the first to host a Basketball Association of America (now known as the NBA) game with the Toronto Huskies and the New York Knickerbockers, and has seen performances from music icons such as The Beatles, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Elvis, and so much more.

Where does the Toronto Maple Leafs play?

Toronto, CanadaToronto Maple Leafs / Location

How old is Maple Leaf Gardens?

91Mattamy Athletic Centre / Age (c. 1931)

When did Frank Zappa play Maple Leaf Gardens?

Frank Zappa Concert Setlist at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto on November 9, 1981 | setlist.fm.

Did the Tragically Hip open for Rush?

Geddy discusses the distinct Canadian-ness of the band, when The Hip opened for Rush in the early ’90s, his favorite Hip album, their cover of Rush’s Limelight and more. Here’s some of what Geddy had to say: “The first time you listen to one of their records it kind of sneaks up on you,” Lee says.

Who owns the MLSE?

Rogers Communications Inc.
Bell and Rogers Communications Inc. have jointly acquired 75% equity ownership in MLSE, and have formed a holding company to govern their combined ownership position. Kilmer Sports Inc. (KSI) has increased its 20.5% ownership stake in MLSE to 25%.