Toronto Maple Leafs News – 2013 Maple Leafs Updates
The Toronto Maple Leafs are among good company in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. Now, four of the Original Six franchises are in the Maple Leafs division including the Detroit Red Wings
. Toronto will play the Red Wings in the 2014 NHL Winter Classic
on New Year’s Day, a game that was originally scheduled for last year but was canceled due to the NHL lockout. The Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings game will be held outside at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor; tickets are averaging $218.
Toronto Maple Leafs tickets are averaging $342 on the secondary market. Right before the shortened season began last year, Maple Leafs tickets averaged $332. Must-see games on the Toronto Maples Leafs schedule include the Battle of Ontario Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators
– tickets are averaging $420 for the October game and $430 for the February match. Toronto will play rival Buffalo Sabres
three times this regular season – tickets for the three games in November, December, and January at Air Canada Centre average $309, $303, and $286 (in that order). The top two most expensive games that the Toronto Maple Leafs will play at home are against the Montreal Canadiens
in the oldest rivalry in the League. Both Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens home games are averaging $525.
At this time last year the Toronto Maples Leafs were the most expensive road team in the NHL
. The Leafs will hold on to that title (for now); Toronto Maple Leafs are once again the most expensive road team in the League. The most recent news concerning the Maple Leafs roster includes re-signing of Mark Fraser to a one-year deal and defenseman Carl Gunnarsson to a three-year deal.
The Leafs ended an eight-year drought last season by making the NHL Playoffs
. As a five seed, Toronto lost to Boston, 2013 Stanley Cup finalists, in the first round.