The Toronto Maple Leafs are certainly getting the jump on their centennial celebrations.
Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris (7) and Philadelphia Flyers' Kimmo Timonen (44), of Finland, slide into Steve Mason (35) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 5-2. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The Toronto Maple Leafs are certainly getting the jump on their centennial celebrations. There are already reports the club is homing in on the 2017 NHL draft, All-Star Game and an outdoor match that year. Although the milestone is still five years away, the Leafs recently applied to make the above logo a trade mark in Canada.
That’s all well and good, but the big question remains: Will they make the playoffs before then?