Drake has indulged in celebration after the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
On Saturday (April 29), the Canadian hitmaker took to his Instagram stories to share a video of a sea of Toronto Maple Leafs fans losing their collective minds after watching John Tavares score an overtime point to seal the game 2-1. This is the first time the Toronto Maple Leafs have reached the second round of the NHL playoffs since 2004, according to ESPN.
Drake posted the fan-made video with a one-tear emoji and said, “The Leafs are through to the second round.”
Drizzy’s OVO clothing line previously collaborated with the Toronto Maple Leafs last year, as reported by Daily Hive.
The Grammy-award winning rapper has never been shy to show his enthusiasm for his favorite Canadian sports teams.
Earlier this month, Pat Boyle of CBS Sports Radio blamed the artist for the Toronto Raptors losing to the Chicago Bulls in the play-in tournament, which meant they missed the opportunity to play in the 2023 NBA playoffs.
In his post-game commentary, Boyle claimed that it was Drizzy’s fault that Diar DeRozan — the daughter of Bulls guard DeMar DeRozan — let out a shriek each time one of the Raptors players went to take a free throw.
“That’s on Drake, really,” he said. “If you don’t have Drake and if that doesn’t work the niceties of offering her things to make her stop shrieking, you get physical. You get her out.”
He then doubled down on his claim with another tweet tagging the “Laugh Now, Cry Later” rapper in the video. “Explain yourself @Drake why weren’t you there last night? The Raptors loss is on you for not incentivizing Diar DeRozan to be quiet during free throws,” he wrote.
The 6 God is currently gearing up this summer to go on his It’s All A Blur Tour with 21 Savage.
The massive trek, which boasts 54 dates, includes new shows in cities such as Toronto, Brooklyn, Inglewood, Memphis, Milwaukee, Glendale and Denver.
Fans can purchase their tickets through Drake’s DrakeRelated website.
It’s All a Blur marks the 36-year-old’s first North American tour since 2018’s Aubrey & the Three Migos Tour alongside Migos.