Paul Hendrick has been the voice and presence of the Toronto Maple Leafs for decades. His demeanor on screen and ability to connect with players through his hundreds of interviews throughout the years has been a prime reason for a lot of fans to tune in.
Known as one of the best people in the arena on the night of a game, he’s held the tough reputation of being that upbeat character in the Leafs media world.
As Hendrick and the club itself head into a new season full of change, I was able to have the pleasure to talk to him and get his thoughts on various things around the hockey world.
Stories of former Leafs, the mentality the front office has this season, and his insane Real Madrid fandom — Hendrick has a wealth of knowledge and an undying love for the game he’s able to cover.
Thomas Williams: You had your broadcasting career start in Sault Ste. Marie, obviously now within the Leafs organization there’s a big connection to the town with Kyle Dubas and Sheldon Keefe. Have you ever talked with any of them about the Soo and your experience up there?
Paul Hendrick: …
Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation