SPECIAL EDITION! Page 6ix Leafs’ Holiday Post-a-Palooza!

Happy holidays! By popular demand we are bringing you this special edition of Page 6ix: a round-up of all the Leafs (and Leafs adjacent) holiday posts we saw yesterday. Some in particular caused quite a stir! Let’s start with the Big One:

Some Christmas cheer from Joe Thornton and his new Maple Leafs teammates.
(: @AM34) pic.twitter.com/f9fCacAhc2
— theScore (@theScore) December 25, 2020

Look who spent the holiday together! Yes, yes. That is Joe Thornton with Auston Matthews, William Nylander, Rasmus Sandin and Mac Hollowell. I know. We really can’t get over it, either! So many questions! Like – whose rookie is Mac? Jumbo’s? Auston’s? WILLY’S? Whose house are they at? Where is the other dog??? The excitement over this post is REAL.
Next up, the captain himself John Tavares and his beautiful, growing family shared this lovely holiday post:

From our family to yours, season’s greetings! pic.twitter.com/0dIjUjhIOQ
— JohnTavaresFDN (@JohnTavaresFDN) December 25, 2020

Mitch Marner and current roomie Justin Holl, along with their partners and dogs, celebrated the holidays together:

Alexander Kerfoot and his girlfriend and pup are also back in Toronto for the holidays, sharing this adorable post:

While new Leaf Zach Bogosian …

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Author: Mer / The Leafs Nation

The Leafs Nation Festivus Airing of Grievances

It’s a very special day for those of us who cling to holidays created by ’90s sitcoms. Happy Festivus! A Festivus for the rest of us. Given that we’re a bunch of weak bloggers, we’ll forego the feats of strength this year and focus entirely on what we know best, and that’s airing our grievances. The NHL, Leafs, and the hockey world at large have given us plenty to work with in 2020 and we’ll get down to identifying who put the bees in our bonnet over the past 12 months.
Michael Mazzei
Around this time of year during a normal hockey season, NHL teams will be wrapping up a stretch of games before a Christmas break begins. My question is simple: why doesn’t the NHL try to schedule games on Christmas? I understand the players want to spend time with their families and they are completely justified in desiring that, but one thing I enjoy on Christmas is watching a prime-time NBA game on that same day. It would be a glorious opportunity for the league to market their players and put them on a big stage (think of the potential ratings!). Do I think …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Toronto Raptors 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Toronto Raptors 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! 2020 has been pure madness, but now is the time to make sure all the Toronto Raptors fans you know are happy. The sleigh bells are about to start ringing. I know, you’re probably thinking that you haven’t even started cooking the turkey yet… but the holidays wait for no one. […]
Toronto Raptors 2020 Holiday Gift Guide – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Nathan Cunningham / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! Make sure you’ve got all the Toronto Raptors fans in your life covered. We’re here to help with this item showcase. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Toronto Raptors fans! But before you start chugging egg nog and filling up on cookies, you need to take care of your […]
Toronto Raptors 2019 Holiday Gift Guide – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Nathan Cunningham / Raptors HQ