The Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that banners honouoring the careers of Wendel Clark and Doug Gilmour will be raised in separate pre-game ceremonies at Air Canada Centre. Clark’s #17 will be honoured prior to Toronto’s November 22 game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Gilmour will have his #93 lifted to the rafters on January 31 when the Pittsburgh Penguins are the visitors.
Both players served as captain of the Leafs and were integral components to the Toronto teams that advanced to the NHL semi-finals in 1993 and 1994. In addition, both players were named to the teams “Top 25 Players List” that was compiled in the team’s 75th anniversary season in 2002.