22 retired Leafs players will suit up for a FREE outdoor game this weekend

Jan 9 2020, 12:56 pm

Hockey fans will get a chance to take a trip down memory lane this weekend at Nathan Phillips Square.

A free-to-attend Toronto Maple Leafs outdoor alumni game will be taking place at noon on Sunday, January 12, with 22 retired players taking part.

Wendel Clark and Doug Gilmour are each captaining a team, with likes of Steve Thomas, Shayne Corson, Rick Vaive, and Tomas Kaberle also taking part.

Here’s the full list of former Leafs players that will be playing:

Team Clark

  • Wendel Clark
  • Ric Nattress
  • Peter Ing
  • Tom Fergus
  • Dave McLlwain
  • Dan Daoust
  • Bob McGill
  • Steve Thomas
  • Shayne Corson
  • Dmitri Mironov
  • Nik Antropov

Team Gilmour

  • Doug Gilmour
  • Dave Reid
  • Greg Hotham
  • Kevin Maguire
  • Rick Vaive
  • Al Iafrate
  • Wayne Primeau
  • Mike Zigomanis
  • Mike Johnson
  • Tomas Kaberle
  • Lou Franceschetti

The outdoor game is just one of a few special events the Maple Leafs are putting on at Nathan Phillips Square this week, as the team held a practice there earlier today.

Fans will get a chance to enjoy a number of free activities, including public skating (including free skate rentals), prize giveaways, music and entertainment, and free warm beverages.

Friday, January 10

  • Toronto First Responders Game 
    • Puck drop at 11 am
    • Coached by Maple Leafs alumni

Saturday, January 11

  • PWHPA Skills Competition
    • Event starts at 10 am
    • Featuring 20 women’s hockey players, including Canadian and US Olympians:
      • Brianna Decker
      • Rebecca Johnston
      • Hanna Bunton
      • Meaghan Mikkelson
      • Annie Belanger
      • Hilary Knight
      • Marie-Philip Poulin
      • Jill Saulnier
      • Karell Emard
      • Marie-Soleil Deschenes
      • Renata Fast
      • Sarah Nurse
      • Brittany Howard
      • Natalie Spooner
      • Elaine Chuli
      • Kendall Coyne Schofield
      • Lee Stecklein
      • Reagan Rust
      • Hannah Brandt
      • Ann-Renee Desbiens
  • Mascot Games
    • Event starts at 11:30 am

Sunday, January 12

  • Maple Leafs Alumni Game
    • Puck drop at 12 pm
  • OUA All-Star Skills Competition
    • Puck drop at 10:30 am
  • Maple Leafs vs Panthers game viewing
    • Puck drops at 7 pm
    • Watch the Leafs face off against the Florida Panthers on a large video screen