MLSE AND RYERSON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCE THE FUTURE OF SPORT LAB

SEPT 2018 MAPLE LEAF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AND RYERSON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCE THE FUTURE OF SPORT LAB Unique collaboration will grow and support sport business ecosystem in Canada TORONTO, ON, September 11, 2018 - Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Ltd. (MLSE)…

NEW COCA-COLA AND MLSE PARTNERSHIP EXPANDS COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY THROUGH COCA-COLA COLISEUM

July 11, 2018 NEW COCA-COLA AND MLSE PARTNERSHIP EXPANDS COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY THROUGH COCA-COLA COLISEUM Today, Coca-Cola and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) announced a partnership that strengthens their shared commitment to community, that includes renaming the Marlies…

TORONTO FC TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL PRIDE NIGHT ON MAY 25

May 17, 2018 TORONTO FC TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL PRIDE NIGHT ON MAY 25 For the second time in club history, Toronto FC will host Pride Night on Friday, May 25, when the club faces FC Dallas at BMO Field.…

BMO ACQUIRES NAMING RIGHTS TO TORONTO FC’S TRAINING GROUNDS AND BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF TORONTO FC ACADEMY

      Monday, January 22, 2018 BMO ACQUIRES NAMING RIGHTS TO TORONTO FC’S TRAINING GROUNDS AND BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF TORONTO FC ACADEMY Following Toronto FC’s MLS Cup victory, the club and its first-ever partner BMO, announced plans on…

MLSE ACQUISTION OF TORONTO ARGONAUTS APPROVED BY CFL BOARD OF GOVERNORS

      Friday, January 19, 2018 MLSE ACQUISTION OF TORONTO ARGONAUTS APPROVED BY CFL BOARD OF GOVERNORS TFC President Bill Manning adds role of President of Argonauts to his responsibilities as MLSE begins transition process The ownership acquisition of…

RAPTORS UPRISING GC UNVEILS TEAM IDENTITY AS IT JOINS NBA 2K LEAGUE FOR 2018 LAUNCH

December 14, 2017 RAPTORS UPRISING GC UNVEILS TEAM IDENTITY AS IT JOINS NBA 2K LEAGUE FOR 2018 LAUNCH With the launch of the NBA 2K League in 2018, MLSE and the Toronto Raptors organization announced today that the team’s entry…

MAPLE LEAF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TO ACQUIRE GREY CUP CHAMPION TORONTO ARGONAUTS

December 13, 2017 MAPLE LEAF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TO ACQUIRE GREY CUP CHAMPION TORONTO ARGONAUTS Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) today announced an agreement to acquire the Toronto Argonauts Football Club of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Crowned CFL…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NEXT CENTURY GAME PRESENTED BY SCOTIABANK

September 12, 2017 TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NEXT CENTURY GAME PRESENTED BY SCOTIABANK On December 19, 1917, the Toronto Arenas took the ice for the first time as an NHL team, marking the first game ever played in…

HOME OF THE MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS TO BECOME SCOTIABANK ARENA NEXT SUMMER

August 29, 2017 HOME OF THE MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS TO BECOME SCOTIABANK ARENA NEXT SUMMER Scotiabank and MLSE announce a transformative 20-year strategic partnership Today, Scotiabank and Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) announced an expanded sponsorship and philanthropic…

TORONTO FC, SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO AND KIA UNVEIL UNIFIED EXCHANGE ROSTER

July 24, 2017   TORONTO FC, SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO AND KIA UNVEIL UNIFIED EXCHANGE ROSTER Toronto FC, Special Olympics Ontario and Kia announced Saturday the 12-player roster that will compete in the Unified Exchange Program at Stade Saputo in Montreal,…

TORONTO FC TO HOST FIRST OFFICIAL PRIDE NIGHT IN SUPPORT OF YOU CAN PLAY AND MLS WORKS’ DON’T CROSS THE LINE

June 15, 2017 For the first time in club history, Toronto FC will host Pride Night on Friday, June 23 during their match versus the New England Revolution. The night supports MLS WORKS’ Don’t Cross The Line campaign, which emphasizes…

MLSE LAUNCHES FIVE COLLECTIBLE VENUE GUIDES FOR FANS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

  April 11, 2017 MLSE LAUNCHES FIVE COLLECTIBLE VENUE GUIDES FOR FANS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Share this release: https://mlse.com/news/mlsemagnusmode In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, MLSE has announced its support of social venture, Magnusmode, to launch digital, collectible guides that…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS TO PAY TRIBUTE TO TEAM HERITAGE WITH ST. PATS NIGHT

March 17, 2017 The Toronto Maple Leafs will honour one of the earliest eras in the franchise’s history by wearing Toronto St. Pats uniforms when they face off against the Chicago Blackhawks at Air Canada Centre on Saturday. This special…

TORONTO FC COMPLETE NEW WALL OF HONOUR AT BMO FIELD

Thursday, March 2, 2017 Ahead of the 2017 MLS season, Toronto FC unveiled a new Wall of Honour on the northeast side of BMO Field on Thursday. Toronto FC President Bill Manning was on-site to speak about the installation and…

TORONTO RAPTORS HOST 10TH ANNUAL CANADIAN ARMED FORCES APPRECIATION NIGHT

March 1, 2017 The Toronto Raptors and their fans will honour the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) during their game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, March 1 at Air Canada Centre.  For the 10th consecutive…

LEAFS RAISE AWARENESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH HOCKEY TALKS NIGHT

February 24, 2017 The Toronto Maple Leafs will host their fifth annual Hockey Talks night on Saturday, February 25 during their game against the Montreal Canadiens at Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs are advocates of continuing the conversation about…

TORONTO FC UNVEIL NEW PRIMARY JERSEY AND ANNOUNCE THE RENEWAL OF BMO AS THE CLUB’S KIT PARTNER

Friday February 24, 2017 As Toronto prepares to welcome back its 2016 MLS Eastern Conference Champions, Toronto FC announced the long term kit renewal of BMO and unveiled the new primary kit at the President’s Breakfast on Friday morning.  The…

TORONTO RAPTORS AND ENTRIPY CUSTOM CLOTHING ANNOUNCE WINNING ‘O CANADA’ T-SHIRT TO BE GIVEN TO 20,000 FANS AT AIR CANADA CENTRE

February 22, 2017 The Toronto Raptors and custom clothing experts, Entripy, will give every fan at Air Canada Centre a complimentary t-shirt Friday night when the Raptors take on the Boston Celtics. The Raptors and Entripy gave fans the opportunity…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS TO HONOUR TEAM’S HERITAGE BY WEARING ST. PATS UNIFORMS ON MARCH 18

Tuesday, February 21, 2017   As the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate the franchise’s Centennial Anniversary this season, the team announced that it will pay tribute to one of the earliest eras of the club’s history by wearing St. Pats uniforms…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS TO HOST YOU CAN PLAY NIGHT AS PART OF ‘HOCKEY IS FOR EVERYONE’ MONTH

February 10, 2017 In celebration of the National Hockey League’s Hockey Is For Everyone Month, the Toronto Maple Leafs will host You Can Play Night on Saturday, February 11 at Air Canada Centre during their game against the Buffalo Sabres.…

MLSE AND MLSE FOUNDATION OPEN THE DOORS OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT FACILITY, MLSE LAUNCHPAD

Thursday, January 26, 2017 MLSE and MLSE Foundation celebrated the official unveiling of its groundbreaking youth-focused facility, MLSE LaunchPad on Thursday afternoon, with over 400 donors and guests in attendance. MLSE LaunchPad was first announced as MLSE Foundation’s latest investment…

MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS TEAM UP WITH AVIVA CANADA TO PROVIDE AN INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR FANS

MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS TEAM UP WITH AVIVA CANADA TO PROVIDE AN INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR FANS Maple Leafs Home and Auto and Raptors Home and Auto insurance programs* to deliver protection that matches fans’ passion Fans of the Toronto Maple…

TORONTO RAPTORS AND ADIDAS TEAM UP IN NEW PARTNERSHIP

January 12, 2017 The Toronto Raptors and adidas today announced a multi-year partnership naming the athletic apparel and footwear company the team’s official and exclusive partner. As the team’s official athletic apparel company, the partnership will provide Raptors fans new…

RAPTORS UNVEIL SECOND ANNUAL PLAYER-CREATED COLLECTION OF CAPS FOR CHARITY

December 6, 2016 Share this release: http://tinyurl.com/playercaps The Toronto Raptors Store Powered by Real Sports Apparel unveiled its second annual Player-Created Collection of New Era caps Tuesday morning. The limited edition caps were designed by Toronto Raptors players to raise funds…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND CANADIAN ARTS & FASHION AWARDS ANNOUNCE RICHARD CAMPOS AND MICHAEL DUHAMEL AS WINNERS OF TML FASHION CHALLENGE

December 1, 2016 Share this release: http://tinyurl.com/TMLFashionWinners  The Toronto Maple Leafs, in partnership with The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA), announced Thursday that Richard Campos and Michael Duhamel have won the TML Fashion Challenge through a public vote. Campos…

ELECTRONIC 50/50 INTRODUCED AT BMO FIELD FOR TONIGHT’S TORONTO FC EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL MATCH

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Technology expected to lead to 50% increase in raffle sales at BMO Field events and higher community contributions On Wednesday night, a BMO Field record crowd of 36,000 fans will take in the second game of…

MLSE FOUNDATION RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH RIGHT TO PLAY THROUGH $1 MILLION CONTRIBUTION

Monday, November 28, 2016 MLSE Foundation announced a contribution of $1 million to two of Right To Play’s youth-focused programs through a cheque presentation at the Toronto Raptors game on Monday evening. Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman of the MLSE Board of…

WWE® INDUCTED INTO AIR CANADA CENTRE ICONS PROGRAM DURING FIRST-EVER TRIPLEHEADER IN TORONTO

November 25, 2016   In celebration of their long-standing history together, MLSE LIVE named WWE® the newest inductee into its Air Canada Centre ICONS program Sunday evening.  The official presentation took place prior to the start of WWE’s Survivor Series® at Air…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS UNVEIL UNIFORM FOR THE 2017 SCOTIABANK NHL CENTENNIAL CLASSIC

Monday, November 21, 2016 Maple Leafs unveiled their team uniform for the 2017 Scotiabank NHL Centennial Classic™ on Monday. The sweater will make its in-game debut on Sunday, January 1 when the Maple Leafs host the Detroit Red Wings for…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND CANADIAN ARTS AND FASHION AWARDS ANNOUNCE TOP THREE FINALISTS AND OPEN PUBLIC VOTING FOR THE TML FASHION CHALLENGE

November 15, 2016             The Toronto Maple Leafs, in partnership with The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA), announced Tuesday that public voting has opened for the TML Fashion Challenge. Leafs Nation will have the opportunity to vote for their…

MOLSON COORS CANADA AND MLSE ANNOUNCE TEN-YEAR RENEWAL OF LONG-STANDING PARTNERSHIP

  Tuesday, November 8, 2016   Renewal highlighted by opening of ‘Draught Deck’, a new fan destination at Air Canada Centre Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and Molson Coors Canada announced a ten-year renewal today of their longest-standing partnership,…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND CARTER’S | OSHKOSH INTRODUCE ‘HOCKEY DREAMS’ PROGRAM TO INSPIRE THE YOUNGEST MEMBERS OF LEAFS NATION

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 NHL club and beloved children’s brand to provide every newborn complimentary Leafs attire The Toronto Maple Leafs and Carter’s | OshKosh announced Tuesday that the two companies will celebrate the hockey team’s Centennial Season by outfitting…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS RETIRE THE NUMBERS OF 17 PLAYERS IN HISTORIC CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY HOME OPENER CEREMONY

October 15, 2016 TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS RETIRE THE NUMBERS OF 17 PLAYERS IN HISTORIC CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY HOME OPENER CEREMONY Dave Keon’s number 14 joins 18 other banners to hang in Air Canada Centre rafters Moments before dropping the puck in…

GIANTS OF AFRICA DOCUMENTARY NAMED TO TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Giants of Africa, a film that documents Toronto Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri’s work to inspire and create opportunity for youth in Africa through basketball, was named to the lineup for the 2016 Toronto…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND CAFA PARTNER TO CHALLENGE LOCAL DESIGNERS TO DRESS LEAFS NATION BY CREATING A FASHION COLLECTION INSPIRED BY THE ICONIC LEAF BADGE

July 25, 2016             In celebration of the Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial Season, the team is partnering with The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA) and Mitchell & Ness to discover two of Toronto’s most talented designers. The TML Fashion…

6IX WAYS THE TORONTO RAPTORS ARE RAISING THEIR PLAYOFF GAME

April 15, 2016 Coming off the team’s winningest season, the Toronto Raptors are bringing the Northside back to the NBA playoffs for the third consecutive year.  This postseason, whether you’re at Air Canada Centre, in and around Toronto or even…

TORONTO FC AND ONTARIO SOCCER ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Thursday, March 3, 2016 Former Toronto FC captain Steven Caldwell to play lead role in building ‘world class’ programs in province Toronto Football Club and the Ontario Soccer Association announced a renewed partnership today that will see the two organizations…

BMO AND MLSE ANNOUNCE 10-YEAR NAMING RIGHTS RENEWAL FOR BMO FIELD

Monday, February 22, 2016 Sponsorship renewal announced as South canopy lifted as part of Phase II of stadium renovation project As construction progressed on Phase II of the BMO Field renovation project with the raising of the south canopy on…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS UNVEIL NEW LOGO AS TEAM PREPARES TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL SEASON

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 New Maple Leaf logo inspired by classic badge worn from the 1940’s to 1960’s As the Toronto Maple Leafs and its legion of fans prepare to celebrate the club’s Centennial season, the franchise unveiled a new…

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS AND TORONTO RAPTORS NAMED 2014-15 NBA TEAM RETAILERS OF THE YEAR

Teams Recognized for Excellence in Record-Breaking Year for NBA Team Retail Sales LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 23, 2016 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today the recipients of the NBA Retail Awards, naming the Golden State Warriors and Toronto…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS ANNOUNCE THREE ‘CENTENNIAL SEASON’ INDUCTEES TO LEGENDS ROW

Thursday, January 21, 2016 Leaf greats Dave Keon, Turk Broda and Tim Horton to be honoured with statues outside Air Canada Centre this fall As the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club prepares to celebrate its Centennial anniversary next season, it…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS SERIES “GROWING THE GAME” PREMIERES ONLINE

January 6, 2016 The Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club released the first chapter of “Growing the Game”, a four-episode community series, on Wednesday, January 6. The video series focuses on the Maple Leafs’ efforts to continue to develop and support…

PLANNING FOR A BRIGHTER LIFE WITH A SLAM DUNK PARTNERSHIP

December 15, 2015 Sun Life Financial and the Toronto Raptors team up to help children get active and plan for a brighter life The Toronto Raptors and Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) are teaming up for the…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS SET TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL CWHL ALL-STAR GAME IN JANUARY

December 14, 2015 The Toronto Maple Leafs will play host to the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) All-Star Game for the second consecutive season on January 23, 2016. The game will see the best professional female hockey players from each…

SEBASTIAN GIOVINCO NAMED 2015 LANDON DONOVAN MVP AWARD WINNER

December 2, 2015 Giovinco adds MLS top individual award after historic first season with TFC Major League Soccer (MLS) announced Wednesday that Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco has been named the 2015 Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player. This marks…

MARLIES DROP THE PUCK ON FIVE-GAME AIR CANADA CENTRE SERIES

November 26, 2015 MARLIES DROP THE PUCK ON FIVE-GAME AIR CANADA CENTRE SERIES The Toronto Marlies are set to make the trip east on Lakeshore Boulevard to play their first Air Canada Centre Series game on Saturday, November 28. Saturday…

TORONTO RAPTORS WELCOME BIOSTEEL AS OFFICIAL PARTNER

Friday November 13, 2015 Team’s brand new training facility will be named BioSteel Centre The Toronto Raptors and BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. announced Friday the Canadian company has become an official partner of the NBA’s only Canadian franchise. The partnership…

MLSE TO HOST INAUGURAL CANADA-CHINA SPORTS BUSINESS SUMMIT IN BEIJING FRIDAY

Canadian Sports and Entertainment leader brings partners together to build Chinese sports industry Tuesday, November 10, 2015 This week, a contingent from Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) will travel to Beijing, China, along with key Canadian corporate partners, to…

FRENCH’S BECOMES OFFICIAL KETCHUP AND MUSTARD SUPPLIER OF TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND AIR CANADA CENTRE

November 3, 2015 Fans will enjoy new condiments this season at Toronto Maple Leafs games and Air Canada Centre events as The French’s Food Company becomes the Official and Exclusive Ketchup and Mustard supplier of the NHL club and entertainment…

MLSE NAMES MICHAEL FRIISDAHL PRESIDENT & CEO

October 29, 2015 Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE), today announced that Michael Friisdahl has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of MLSE, beginning in December, 2015. “Given our unparalleled sports executive and team leadership,…

Toronto Maple Leafs and Peoples Jewellers announce multi-year partnership

Thursday, October 8, 2015 TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS AND PEOPLES JEWELLERS ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Maple Leafs and Canada’s number one diamond store, Peoples Jewellers, have announced a multi-year partnership that will commence with the 2015-2016 NHL…

Toronto Furies and Maple Leafs unveil rebrand and continued investment in women’s hockey

September 26, 2015 The Canadian Women’s Hockey League’s (CWHL) Toronto Furies unveiled a rebrand with the support of the Toronto Maple Leafs prior to Toronto’s preseason game against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday. The Furies’ new logo was designed to…

AIR CANADA CENTRE ADVISES FANS OF NEW SECURITY MEASURES AND VENUE ENTRY CHANGES FOR MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS GAMES THIS SEASON

  Tuesday, September 15, 2015 AIR CANADA CENTRE ADVISES FANS OF NEW SECURITY MEASURES AND VENUE ENTRY CHANGES FOR MAPLE LEAFS AND RAPTORS GAMES THIS SEASON As Air Canada Centre prepares to open the 2015-16 Toronto Maple Leafs season with…

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS ANNOUNCE MATS SUNDIN AS LATEST ADDITION TO LEGENDS ROW

Thursday, September 10, 2015 On Saturday, former Leaf defenceman Borje Salming will be inducted into the Toronto Maple Leafs ‘Legends Row’. On Thursday night, the team announced that his fellow countryman, Mats Sundin, would be added to the monument alongside…

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment update on CEO search

MAPLE LEAF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE ON CEO SEARCH Friday, May 29, 2015 – Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE), today announced that in light of its expanding breadth of sports leadership talent, MLSE is…