Meet the Bubble Boyz

As reported yesterday, the Leafs have made the necessary cuts to compile with entrance to the Toronto bubble. 

Kivihalme, Hollowell, Korshkov, Agostino, Gaudet, Brooks also participated in camp #Leafs
— Terry Koshan (@koshtorontosun) July 25, 2020

So let’s get the biggest takeaways out the way early here.

The Leafs have hope that Liljegren and Johnsson will be ready at some point, and while even if it’s not immediately, both are seen as better alternatives than say, Kivihalme or Adam Brooks.
Nick Robertson made the team! As he should have. He was great in camp, and has earned a chance to at least show what he can do in the exhibition game. It’s also a huge benefit for guys like Robertson, Woll, Liljegren, and Sandin to be around the playoffs even if they aren’t playing.
The Adam Brooks scratch is an interesting one, as there seems to be a benefit to carrying capable centers to pitch in. Of course there are plenty of players who can move from the wing to center in that group as well, so Brooks probably isn’t much of an issue and the only real surprise for who …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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