When was the last game played at Maple Leaf Gardens?

February 13, 1999
It was February 13, 1999, the day of the final NHL game at Maple Leaf Gardens. It featured the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks playing for the last victory in the building. Sixty-eight years of memories and dreams at the “Grande Ole Lady” on Carlton Street was about to come to an end.

Is Maple Leaf Gardens still standing?

Maple Leaf Gardens has an interesting historical distinction: Of the arenas in use during the NHL’s “Original Six” era (before 1967), it is one of only two that is still standing (the other being the Montreal Forum), and the only one that still hosts athletic events.

How many people did Maple Leaf Gardens hold?

7,500 spectators
Construction. The Toronto Maple Leafs had been playing in the Arena Gardens on Mutual Street. It was built in 1912 and held 7,500 spectators for hockey.

What is the new name of Maple Leaf Gardens?

Mattamy Athletic Centre
Maple Leaf Gardens, now known as Toronto Metropolitan University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre, is a historic building located on the corner of Church and Carlton Street in Toronto.

When did Genesis play at Maple Leaf Gardens?

Genesis Concert Setlist at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto on June 23, 1980 | setlist.fm.

How old is the Maple Leaf Gardens?

91Mattamy Athletic Centre / Age (c. 1931)

Who played the organ at Maple Leaf Gardens?

Meet Jimmy Holmstrom. Jimmy Holmstrom hasn’t missed a day of work in nearly 30 years. You might feel just as dedicated though, if you were the organist for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Who owned Toronto Maple Leafs?

MLSE, one of the world’s premier sports and entertainment companies, owns the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), the Toronto Raptors (NBA), the Toronto Marlies (AHL), Toronto FC (MLS), Air Canada Centre, Maple Leaf Square and three digital channels – Leafs TV, NBA TV Canada and GOLTV Canada.

What is the name of Toronto NHL team?

The Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs (officially the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club) are a Canadian professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, that competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Maple Leafs are a member club of the league’s Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference.

Who opened for the Monkees at Maple Leaf Gardens?

On July 17, 1967, one of the oddest musical pairings in history comes to an end when Jimi Hendrix dropped out as the opening act for teenybopper sensations The Monkees.

When did Queen play in Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens?

August 2, 1982
Queen Concert Setlist at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto on August 2, 1982 | setlist.fm.

When was Maple Leaf Gardens built?

November 12, 1931Mattamy Athletic Centre / Opened
Maple Leaf Gardens, built in 1931 as a large-capacity arena for the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team, has maintained its iconic status as Canada’s “cathedral of hockey,” despite the departure of the Maple Leafs to a new arena.