Astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted a photo of himself holding a Maple Leafs logo in space at the end of the NHL lockout and tweeted that he was ready to cheer for the Leafs from orbit.
In 2011, Justin Bieber told a U.S. radio station he loves the Leafs, but they’re a “tough team” to like, which proves he is not a bandwagon jumper. He was spotted wearing a Chicago Blackhawks cap the next day. In December of that year, he skated with the Leafs.
New Zealander Russell Crowe became a Leafs fan after shooting Cinderella Man at Maple Leaf Gardens.
Other Leafs fans
Kiefer Sutherland, Rachel McAdams, Keanu Reeves, Howie Mandel, Elisha Cuthbert, Hayden Christensen, David Cronenberg.
WIN: Leafs playoff Tickets
HOW: Wear your best ‘blue and white’ and show Metro’s photographer your passion for the Leafs.
WHEN: Monday, April 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Gate 1 at the Air Canada Centre.
WHY: The most passionate fan will be featured on the front page of Metro the day of the 1st playoff game and receives 2 playoff tickets. 4 runners-up receive gift packs from Real Sports Apparel that include Leaf jerseys.
WHAT: The first 500 fans to show us their love for the Leafs qualify. See full rules and regulations at clubmetro.com.