Will Toronto get a second NHL team? NHL commissioner Gary Bettman killed the possibility of a second NHL franchise in southern Ontario while speaking in Toronto today (Tuesday). Bettman said no to the idea of creating a new team and to moving an existing franchise to the Toronto area.
When did Toronto join NHL? The Toronto Maple Leafs joined the NHL during its inaugural season in 1917 as the Toronto Arenas. In 1919-20, and for the next eight seasons, the Toronto franchise was called the St. Patricks and finally settled on the Maple Leafs in 1927.
Why is it Toronto Maple Leafs and not leaves? So, to follow Chambers’s lesson that proper nouns take regular plurals, more than one Maple Leaf badge would be referred to as Maple Leafs. By that same token, two Maple Leaf players are referred to as Maple Leafs, not Maple Leaves.
Does Toronto have a OHL team? The modern era of the St. Michael’s Majors began on August 15, 1996, when the college was admitted to the OHL as an expansion team.