10 episodes

A look back at the heart behind the legendary Toronto Maple Leafs. Not just the players, but the people, too.

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A look back at the heart behind the legendary Toronto Maple Leafs. Not just the players, but the people, too.

    Survivorman: John Craighead

    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.

    • 27 min
    Black Girl Hockey Club

    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.

    • 24 min
    The Turnaround: How Passion Returned in '93

    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.

    • 58 min
    Val James, 4 Games

    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.

    • 27 min
    The Ballad of "Bashin’ Bill" Barilko

    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.

    • 50 min
    Monsieur Eaton’s Mistake

    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.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Apple User 626 ,

Looking forward to more!

Love that you featured Renee and the story of BGHC first!

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Keep it up!

Excellent content and enjoyable episodes. Go Leafs Go!

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