Prospect Roundup: Lehtonen on fire, Leafs earn letters

Welcome to the first installment of TLN’s newest feature, Prospect Roundup, where we will be keeping tabs on Leafs prospects throughout the year. With the NHL draft just around the corner, the Leafs are set to add a fresh new crop of prospects to their system but there are already a handful of potential future Leafs playing meaningful hockey games as several European leagues have gotten their seasons underway. So, without further ado…
 
Egor Korshkov – RW – Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)
With uncertainty surrounding the status of the next NHL season, never mind the next AHL season, the Leafs loaned Korshkov back to his former KHL squad to get him into some games as he prepares for his next NHL training camp. The former second round pick is off to a hot start with his old team, racking up three goals and three assists through eight contests thus far.

My goodness… YEGOR KORSHKOV! pic.twitter.com/y9NAR2EnLP
— KHL (@khl_eng) September 29, 2020

After a bit of an up and down first season in North America, it can only be good for Korshkov’s confidence that he’s producing at the KHL level. He provides a different element than most of …

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Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation

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