Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) is a privately held corporation that owns and operates the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Toronto Marlies Hockey Club of the American Hockey League (AHL), Toronto FC of Major League Soccer, Air Canada Centre and three digital channels – Leafs TV, NBA TV Canada, and GOL TV Canada. Employing more than 500 full-time employees and 1,700 event staff, MLSE also operates and manages events at BMO Field, home of Toronto FC and Ricoh Coliseum, home of the Marlies. The organization is founded on its vision to win by “exciting fans, inspiring people, dedication to its teams and being leaders in the community.” Being exemplary leaders in the community forms the foundation of the company’s values, and it is supported by MLSE’s vision to win. These initiatives aid in creating a much more significant stage for Toronto and help attract global events to the city that support tourism and economic growth such as the World Cup of Hockey, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, the American Hockey League (AHL) All-Star Classic and the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star Game.
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