The Marlies have a lot of incredibly talented players within their team this year. A lot of the eyes, early on, have been on guys like Josh Ho-Sang and Alex Steeves, which is reasonable. However, there are a few players who have quietly gone unnoticed early on for Toronto.
Joseph Duszak has been one of those players.
Last year, the 24-year-old stated that he was “playing the best hockey of his life.” Fast forward to this year, and he’s blowing his last season out of the water. Duszak has the same amount of points he did last year but in half of that span.
It’s not just his offensive abilities that are taking notice, though. Duszak has been a part of the Marlies’ top-four for most of the season and hasn’t looked out of place once. The 24-year-old has played the fifth-most games as a defenceman this year on the Marlies.
Still, though, Duszak has 12 points (only assists) in the 11 games.
“His superpower is being able to threaten the net.” Said Marlies head coach, Greg Moore, said about Duszak after Sunday’s loss to the Cleveland Monsters. “Regardless of whether or not he’s gonna shoot or …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation