Canadian hockey fans attending Saturday’s match-up between the Flyers and the Maple Leafs were presented with an extra reason to cheer that night.
Prior to Toronto’s 4-3 thrilling overtime victory, the blue leaf paid tribute to the red in a pre-game ceremony honouring a group of 19 Team Canada Sochi medallists that included Jennifer Jones, Scott Moir, Tessa Virtue and Alex Bilodeau, to name a few. Here’s a look at some of the evening’s highlights.
History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.