Blue Aces: Candidates for the Leafs’ expanded playoff roster

With the NHL rolling out their Return to Play Plan earlier this week, the hockey world is set for an unprecedented finish to the 2019-2020 season. Everything about this is going to be different than what we’re used to. From empty arenas, to the number of teams involved and the format they’ll play under, right on down to the number of players that teams will be allowed to carry for this unique undertaking.
Couple of other notes from Return-to-Play protocol: Two exhibition games per team; 28 skaters and as many goalies as you wish to carry.— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) May 27, 2020

It’s safe to assume that everyone who was on the Leafs’ roster when the season was put on hold will be a part of the expanded roster, including the likes of Calle Rosen and Denis Malgin. Jake Muzzin and Ilya Mikheyev will be ready to return from the injured list, Nick Robertson will be joining the team after his dominant season in the OHL, and Marlies leading scorer Kenny Agostino has reportedly been asked to return to Toronto as well.
Marlies leading scorer Kenny Agostino will soon make his way north from New …

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Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation

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