Marlies and Me: Meet promising young forward, Alex Steeves

Throughout the last few weeks, we’ve discussed the great stories of Josh Ho-Sang and Joseph Woll, but there’s a new player in town.
That man is Alex Steeves.
After suffering a shoulder injury during the Leafs’ development camp, the 21-year-old entered Marlies training camp injured. Throughout Marlies camp, Steeves was one of two players wearing a red jersey.
He stepped onto the ice last Tuesday dawning a white jersey, which meant his return was evident.
And it was.

“When I get back on the ice in competition, I want to dominate.”
—Alex Steeves
— Nick Barden (@nickbarden) October 26, 2021

Before the Marlies had Steeves in the lineup, they took on the Laval Rocket. They lost that game 5-0. Although the score suggests one thing, Toronto was able to battle and come out with positives.
It started with Alex Biega receiving a five-minute penalty and game misconduct due to a check to the head. Later in the game, they lost Teemu Kivihalme to what looked like a similar injury to Nick Robertson.
Understandably, this game was over early on.
Toronto would then play Belleville on Friday and Saturday, and with a brand new face. That’s right, Steeves was in the …

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation

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