Maple Leafs prospects are making news playing in Europe. It’s the perfect time since we gearing up to launch our winter Top 25 Under 25 series.
First up is 2018 draft pick Pontus Holmberg letting the Leafs front office know he has no time for all these shiny new 2020 prospects getting in his way.
Pontus Holmberg makes the pass leading to the zone entry and picks up his 3rd assist of the season. He’s up to 5 goals and 3 assists in 13 games with Vaxjo. #Leafs pic.twitter.com/qCerO0o782— Nick Richard (@_NickRichard) November 26, 2020
Don’t forget about our own Ovie.
Goal Dmitry Ovchinnikov prospect @MapleLeafs @hcsibir @russiahockey pic.twitter.com/yg9ELTWqte— Shumi Babaev Agency (@BabayevShumi) November 26, 2020
And Semyon Der-Arguchintsev has been busy too.
Semyon Der-Arguchintsev assisted on Torpedo’s GWG today, with some good puck protection below the goal line. Right before this clip starts he also wins possession, picking up a neutral puck in the corner. He’s up to 5 pts in 9 GP for Torpedo, playing over 15 mins/GP as a centre. pic.twitter.com/GxdkiIe1Ga— mostly want to watch the leafs (@mostlyleafies) November 26, 2020
Plus more prospects are on the way!
Mikhail Abramov a quitté la bulle hier soir afin de rejoindre l'Équipe nationale de la Russie, en prévision du Championnat mondial junior des moins de 20 ans. 🇷🇺— Tigres de Victoriaville (@TigresVicto) November 26, 2020
Best of luck Misha ! 🐯#GoTigresGo pic.twitter.com/Kgxx57C5Dc
If you haven’t had enough of our prospects yet, you can watch more today from Finland. For US$14.90 you can watch Roni Hirvonen, Miko Kokkonen, and Axel Rindell playing starting about noon ET. There will probably be GIFs and reports of what is happening in the game posted here in the comments. We’ll make sure you know what happens at this clash of future Leafs which some corner of hockey Twitter has already arguing over whether they will be second or third liners/pairings for the 2023-24 season.
🔴Watch #MapleLeafs prospects live!— Porin Ässät (@PorinAssat) November 26, 2020
Roni Hirvonen (#59, 2020)
Mikko Kokkonen (#84, 2019)
Axel Rindell (#177, 2020)
The broadcast is geoblocked in Europe.
More info and details: https://t.co/YOSHfa40u6#Leafsnation #tmltalk #Leafsforever#WorldJuniors #WJC pic.twitter.com/JpoXpv0lXO
NHL/AHL teams are looking to loan many players to the ECHL for the start of training camps Nov. 29th. The PHPA & ECHL however are pushing back to ensure there is a degree of job security for ECHL-contracted players.— Andrew Zadarnowski (@AZadarski) November 26, 2020
Negotiations are ongoing, but expect limitations on # of loans.
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