Toronto Raptors: 4 biggest improvements to make after one month of 2020-21 season

Toronto Raptors: 4 biggest improvements to make after one month of 2020-21 season

The Toronto Raptors are a below .500 team after the first month of the season, but are they better than their record insists? After starting 2-8, the team rallied back to a respectable 7-11 record and are narrowly out of a playoff spot. Although they’re currently sitting on the outside looking in, there’s still plenty […]
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Author: Stephen Nixon / Raptors HQ

Getting a Good Read on the Marlies

If you are fan of below average puns you have to be excited for the Marlies signing Matt Read to an AHL deal. If you are a fan of speedy two way veteran wingers you probably also like the move. Additionally, if you want to hold out hope that if the Leafs see their roster thin from injuries that Read could be a good option for them, you also probably like this deal. If you are going to work and the biggest sign on the window says “Minnows” then you might be a redneck.
Anyway, back to Matt Read.
Earlier this month I took a look at Matt Read, but included in that for those of you who don’t feel like clicking is a breakdown of how he compares to other Marlies veteran wingers…

MATT READ
PONTUS ABERG
NIC PETAN
KENNY AGOSTINO
AGE
33
25
24
27
HEIGHT
5’10
5’11
5’9
6’0
SHOOTS
RIGHT
RIGHT
LEFT
LEFT
NHL GP
12
57
18
27
NHL GOALS
1
12
1
4
NHL POINTS
1
25
3
13
AHL GP
61
2
0
12
AHL GOALS
16
1
0
4
AHL POINTS
37
2
0
10
ONTARIO BOY?
YES!
SWEDE!
BC :'(
‘MURICA
CF%
51.88
51.44
53.67
52.97
XGF%
52.37
47.4
46.4
50.86
GF%
41.67
43.86
30.77
50.94
So all and all, on par with the field.
The post also concluded that the likely outcome was that he’d find himself with the Marlies if he …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation