If heading to the bar to crack a brew and hockey at 7:00am is your thing, you should raise a glass to Mike Layton.
The Trinity-Spadina councillor championed a push for pubs to be allowed to turn the taps on early this weekend, as the medal games go in Men's Hockey in Sochi.
"There's something about watching a hockey game with friends -- you're out with friends and strangers and you have a good time ... it's a community sense," he says.
Layton motion cruised to an easy 37-4 victory on the Council floor on Thursday evening.
Mayor Rob Ford opposed the move, saying a stipulation recommended by senior staffers that excludes nightclubs is unfair.
3 Toronto wards will not be allowed to start serving alchohol early.
Those are Willowdale, York-Centre, and York-South-Weston.
Team Canada could play for Bronze on Saturday morning, or gold on Sunday morning, depending on the outcome of its game against the Americans on Friday afternoon.