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Day to remember
Frank Mahovlich clearly remembered his first ride in a Leafs' motorcade, that coming in 1962 in celebration of the the first of three consecutive Cups.
Stay positive for oldtimers' sake
The decision of high-profile players such as Dave Keon to refuse the invitation to attend the Leafs' departure from the Gardens last week -- and the absence of names such as Teeder Kennedy, Paul Henderson, Cliff Fletcher, Howie Meeker and Rick Vaive -- took some steam out of the ceremony.
Everyone, even Baun, loves a Leafs parade
The gritty defenceman who helped the Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup four times in the 1960s -- once on a fractured ankle -- declined to take part in the club's most recent victory parade in 1967. But he was prominent yesterday.
Strike coverage off-Centre
At worst, they could ruin the picture altogether.
Ice man cometh upon hi-tech solutions
"Pat (Quinn) and the players have had eight or nine practices on the ice and so far, so good," project director Tom Anselmi said yesterday. "Our new building has air conditioning, humidity control and and infra-red equipment to monitor the temperature."
Producer stands by post-game effort
John Brunton, whose Insight Productions teamed with the Leafs and Hockey Night In Canada to produce the post-game ceremony that was broadcast coast-to-coast on CBC, said the show met its objectives.
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