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Founding[ edit ] Maple Leaf Gardens roof under construction, pictured in The corporation's roots can be traced back towhen Conn Smythe organized a group of investors to purchase Toronto's premier hockey franchise, the Toronto St. The club was playing poorly and minority partner Jack Bickell contacted Smythe about becoming coach of the team.
However, Smythe told Bickell that he was more interested in buying a stake in the team.
Not long after, with the team in trouble financially due to majority owner Querrie having lost a lawsuit to former Toronto Blueshirts owner Eddie Livingstone over ownership of the franchise, Querrie put the St. Pats up for sale and agreed in principle to sell them to C.
The Arena Gardenstheir then home which they shared with the Marlboros,  had been built in and lacked modern amenities. After considering various locations, the site at the corner of Carlton and Church was purchased from The T. A new 12, seat 14, including standing room arena was designed by the architectural firm of Ross and Macdonald.
Minor hockey expansion[ edit ] The company has owned numerous minor league hockey teams over the years, which have served as developmental farm teams for the Maple Leafs. The Amerks were a joint affiliate of both the Canadiens and the Maple Leafs,  though the club was operated by the Canadiens.
CatharinesOntario to establish the St. Catharines Saints as their farm team.
Catharines untiland after stops in Newmarket, Ontario as the Newmarket Saints — and St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador as the St.
John's Maple Leafs —the team moved to Toronto as the Toronto Marlies named after the company's former junior team where they have been playing ever since. At the time, the Raptors were constructing a new arena, later to be called the Scotiabank Arenawhich they invited the Maples Leafs to be a joint tenant at.
However, MLGL reject the offer, arguing that "the footprint is too small".
A condition of the sale was that it was not to be used as a sports and entertainment facility, though MLSE eventually consented to allowing a small arena to be restored in the building to house Ryerson University 's Rams.
John's, Newfoundland to Toronto to play in the Ricoh Coliseum later renamed Coca-Cola Coliseum for the —06 season,  after the arena was left without a hockey tenant following the termination of their lease with the Toronto Roadrunnersthe AHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilersfor defaulting on their rent.
MLSE can play a role. Following the death of Bills' owner Ralph Wilson in the group submitted an offer to purchase the franchise, with speculation that they would move the team to Toronto when their lease permitted it, but were outbid by the Pegulas.
However, disappointing results in the first year and a half of operations following the arena's opening in November led MLSE to request that its contract be terminated in March The senior academy team originally competed in the Canadian Soccer League until pulling out in early due to the CSL losing its sanctioning from the Canadian Soccer Association.
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