Monday, December 30, 2013

Hockey Time

I was wandering around in an industrial area in the east end of the city and spotted this hockey goalie painted on the emergency exit door of a factory. Our Toronto Maple Leafs are much loved in the city even though they haven't won the Stanley Cup since 1967, and it is almost impossible to get tickets to a game here and if you do you will be paying big bucks for them. New Years Day is a big event for Toronto hockey fans since the Maple Leafs will be playing the Detroit Red Wings outside at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor Michigan, a stadium that holds 105,000 fans and is only a few hours drive away. Busloads of people from here are heading down to the game, if they can get tickets!
Taking part in Monday Murals. Click here for more murals.

20 comments:

Laura. M said...

I like the mural. There you have much hockey, and in Spain, football.
I wish you a good year, your dreams come true and we can continue sharing
Happy New Year. Feliz Año Nuevo Pat:))
A kiss.

TexWisGirl said...

that's pretty cool!

Sharon said...

Did you say they will be playing outside? Yikes, won't it be cold? That is dedication.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Hi Pat.. just trying to catch up with everyone! Wow that was quite some storm you had, just looking at your shots made me a wee bit chilly :) nice find above, hope the weather stays clear enough for the big hockey match!

Bill Nicholls said...

That is really good graffiti, wonder what the owners thought when they saw that on the door.

The Greenockian said...

Wow - love it!
Liz

ArtandArchitecture-SF.com said...

Great mural, but must admit, I would hate to happen upon it in the dark.

Small City Scenes said...

Hey that's pretty neat. MB

VioletSky said...

Some diehard fans!

Andy said...

It's surprising what and where find something interesting.

EG CameraGirl said...

Is that goalie trying to keep us from entering through the emergency exit? Well done!

Gerald (SK14) said...

I'm taken by the "Butt Stop" on the right! - has a bit of a double-meaning here.

Luis Gomez said...

This is so good!

Oakland Daily Photo said...

This mural represents an incredible fan base for the Red Wings. Torontoites are no fair weather fans, that's for sure. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

Randy said...

Nice find.

Louis la Vache said...

LOL at Art & Architecture's comment! :-)

Halcyon said...

Great find!

Isn't it always hockey time in Canada? Eh? ;)

llandudnopictures said...

Very realistic!

Kitty said...

ah perfectly framed.
Canada and hockey go together so well.
happy 2014, Redpat!

William Kendall said...

It's a good mural!

I don't understand Leafs Nation, admittedly. I'm waiting for a game when they're in town here, and then take some pics of Leafs fans on the way to the game. I'm inclined to call the post Barbarians At The Gate.