While there isn’t a whole lot that is going on in the world of hockey, and likely won’t be for the foreseeable future, there are still decisions to be made at the bottom of the depth chart that will be coming up in the near future with three of Toronto’s draftees.
Riley Stotts, Filip Kral, and Zach Bouthillier are all without contract, and if they aren’t signed by June 1st (that date could be moving), they will re-enter the NHL draft.
Normally this would be the last chance opportunity to showcase what they’ve achieved over the past two seasons, but with the Canadian Hockey League announcing the end of their regular season, and any hope for an off-season being a pipe dream at best, these three players have run out of time to make their cases for contracts with the Leafs.
Given that we’ve got plenty of time to kill in the coming weeks and months, we’ll look at these players one by one, and start with Riley Stotts.
The appeal for Stotts is largely in the position listed next to his name, and that is …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation