Posts Tagged ‘game’

Just over a week ago, I posted about the Raptors mural on Queen Street West and how there had already been two versions of it.  Now it has changed again!

This is what it looked like this afternoon:

mural of the Toronto Raptors, 5 players in their red uniforms along with the coach and Drake. On a storefront on Queen Street West.

below: All the TTC buses and streetcars have “We the North” signs in the window.

in the window of a TTC streeecar is a we the north sign

In just over an hour the Raptors will play the Golden State Warriers in Oakland California.  It will be their third game in the NBA finals – so far the series is tied, each team has won one game.  Stayed tuned!

on the exterior wall of the Eaton Centre is a large red sigh with black letters that say Go Raps Go

a white car is parked by the side of the road, it is decorated withlarge black letters that say We the North, it is also flying a black and white flag witgh the same words on it

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Two new additions to the statues in Legends Row outside the Air Canada Center showed up on this past weekend.  Mats Sundin and Borje Salming have taken their place alongside Darryl Sittler, Ted Kennedy and Johnny Bower.  Salming is cheering from behind the boards while Sundin is on the ice.  I’d say that was Sundin was ready for action but he needs to get his stick on the ice first.  Maybe the game is over and the Maple Leafs have something to celebrate?

Three of the bronze statues of hockey players outside the ACC, Legends Row. Matt Sundin, Borje Salming and Darryl Sittler are in the picture, or at least their statues are.

below: Mats Sundin, born in Sweden in 1971.  He joined the Maple Leafs in 1994 and played 13 seasons for them.  He was captain for 11 of those years and with the exception of 2002-03, he led the team in scoring points every year.  He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012.

A close up look of the face and upper body of the statue of ex Toronto Maple Leaf player Matt Sundin

below: Salming cheers while Darryl Sittler goes over the boards.  Borje Salming, also born in Sweden, played defence for the Maple Leafs  between 1973 and 1989.  He played over 1000 games.  He has been a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame since 1996.

A man in a purple t-shirt and jeans is sitting on the boards that are part of the sculpture at Legends Row outside the Air Canada Center. He is sitting beside the statue of Borje Salming

A little boy stands beside a statue of a hockey player where only the legs and skates of the player are in the picture. The boy is holding onto the end of the player's hockey stick

The first three statues, Darryl Sittler, Ted Kennedy and Johnny Bower, were installed earlier this year.