Toronto Maple Leafs to help Niagara Children's Centre
The Toronto Maple Leafs head to training camp in Niagara Falls this weekend and the team's mascot Carlton the Bear will make a stop at the Niagara Children's Centre in St. Catharines Friday afternoon.
Various Maple Leaf players will visit children who use the services of the centre and take photos, distribute gifts and participate in activities with the children.
The Maple Leafs are collaborating with Niagara Children’s Centre throughout their visit to Niagara Falls for the club’s 2017 training camp.
Niagara Children’s Centre volunteers will be present at the Gale Centre during Maple Leafs training camp events to distribute information on the facility and collect donations.
All proceeds from training camp ticket sales will benefit Niagara Children’s Centre.
The Leafs will hold this year’s training camp at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls.
The team plans on giving fans the opportunity to watch training-camp activities including practices, scrimmages, an alumni game, and various outdoor activities.
The IceDogs would surrender a goal 44 seconds into a Wednesday night and that proved to be the game winner as Kitchener won 6-0 at the Meridian Centre. The IceDogs remain in first in the Central, two points up on Barrie, with both teams having played 42 games.
Ben Jones scored a goal and added two assists as the IceDogs scored four unanswered in Erie, winning 5-3. Johnny Corneil chipped in with a pair of goals and Colton Incze made 26 saves for the first place ‘Dogs who completed their second.3 in 3 sweep this season.
Stephen Dhillon made 46 saves and Elijah Roberts scored the hat-trick as the IceDogs doubled Barrie 6-3, taking over the lead in the OHL’s Central Division. Roberts also added an assist, while Sam Miletic scored two for the second straight game plus counted an assist.