It was a much shorter Day 2 of Toronto Maple Leafs development camp in terms of the media availabilities, as much of the higher profile attendees had their availabilities yesterday.
Still, the likes of Ryan Tverberg, Nick Moldenhauer, William Villeneuve, and Max Ellis all had a couple of interesting tidbits in their brief meetings with the media yesterday at development camp.
For more from Day 2 of development camp, be sure to check out Nick Barden’s story from yesterday.
On his experience at Canada’s World Junior camp
“There was lots of things to take away [from World Junior camp], being around great players there. Driving to do more, ‘why not me’ the next time. Just working harder, using it as fuel.”
Tverberg’s emergence during the 2021-22 season was incredible to watch, as he went from a bottom-six player as a freshman to an offensive driver and Canadian World Junior camp invite as a sophomore.
As noted by Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser on Day 1 of development camp, Tverberg was the final cut for Team Canada heading into the original 2022 World Juniors. With the rescheduled tournament quickly approaching in August, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Tverberg end up on the roster if any of the previous talents are not made available by their NHL team. Not bad for a seventh-round pick out of the OJHL.
On what he wants to take away from camp
“I just want to adapt and play against different styles of hockey players and use the ways that they’re teaching us. T …
Author: Kyle Cushman / The Leafs Nation