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Happy Monday! Especially if you happen to be a Rams fan, huh? Whether or not you’re basking in the glory of a Super Bowl win for your team, you’ve come to the right place to check in with a few potential future Leafs who are on their own pursuit of glory.
Even without NHL players participating in the Olympics, the Leafs have been well represented in the men’s hockey tournament. 2021 second-round pick Matthew Knies and 2019 fourth-round selection Nick Abruzzese have been key figures in Team USA’s strong start, 2018 sixth-rounder Pontus Holmberg is suiting up for Sweden, and Josh Ho-Sang, currently under contract with the Marlies in the AHL, is representing Canada as he continues to work his way back to the NHL.
There is plenty to chew on in this week’s edition of the Leafs Prospect Roundup, so let’s get to it.
Leafs at the Olympics
For many Leafs fans, the opening games of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament have been their first opportunity to see Matthew Knies and Nick Abruzzese play. Knies, in particular, entered the tournament with substantial hype and both players have delivered for Team USA early on.
Team USA went 3-0 during the preliminary round, earning a bye to the quarterfinals. Playing together on a line centered by 2021 second overall pick Matty Beniers, …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation