A look back at the heart behind the legendary Toronto Maple Leafs. Not just the players, but the people, too.
Survivorman: John Craighead
From being the only Black kid in town to surviving life on the street, Leafs alumn John Craighead’s road to The Show was an epic of courage and persistence.
Black Girl Hockey Club
Renee Hess and hockey were never supposed to meet. But when they did, Renee’s nascent fandom inspired game changing community action, as the Black Girl Hockey Club was born.
The Turnaround: How Passion Returned in '93
The story of the fastest 180 degree turn-around in franchise history; of how Cliff Fletcher re-built the Leafs in a year and brought the team within a missed call of a Stanley Cup Final.
Val James, 4 Games
If you blinked during the 1986/7 season, you might have missed Val James' stint as a Maple Leaf. But those four games broke the colour barrier for the Blue and White, and marked the culmination of an amazing story of perseverance.
The Ballad of "Bashin’ Bill" Barilko
He scored among the most iconic goals in Stanley Cup history, then disappeared without a trace. You may know Bill Barilko from the Tragically Hip’s ’50 Mission Cap.' But prepare to meet the man behind the myth.
Monsieur Eaton’s Mistake
The Hockey Sweater is among the most beloved children’s books in Canadian history. Author Roch Carrier and journalist Shireen Ahmed discuss how the story was written, and what it still has to teach us about our world, and our game.
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Love that you featured Renee and the story of BGHC first!
Keep it up!
Excellent content and enjoyable episodes. Go Leafs Go!
Love listening to the podcasts!