Toronto Maple Leafs lace up for annual outdoor practice at East York's Dieppe Park

The Toronto Maple Leafs braved the below-zero temperatures to hold their annual outdoor practice at Dieppe Park in East York on Monday.

Leafs donate water fill station and additional dressing room storage to Dieppe Park rink

TML captain Dion Phaneuf speaks about practicing outdoors at Dieppe Park in East York. 0:35

The Toronto Maple Leafs braved the below-zero temperatures to hold their annual outdoor practice at Dieppe Park in East York on Monday. 

Ahead of the practice, about 40 students from local schools participated in a hockey clinic with Leafs alumnus Darcy Tucker. Fellow alumni Shayne Corson and Curtis Joseph also held an autograph session.

Leafs head coach Mike Babcock attended the practice, along with Mayor John Tory and a few city councillors. 

Toronto Maple Leafs hold annual outdoor practice at Dieppe Park in East York on Monday, January 11. (City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation)

The Leafs and SportChek announced at the practice they will donate a new water fill station and additional dressing room storage at Dieppe Park's rink.

Fans hold Toronto Maple Leafs gear at team's annual outdoor practice at Dieppe Park in East York. (City of Toronto Parks, )

The Leafs are back in action on Wednesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Air Canada Centre.

The puck drops at 7:00 p.m.

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