Following an abbreviated offseason that was still longer than the Leafs and their fans had hoped for, the team signaled the opening of their 2021 training camp on Wednesday morning with the unveiling of their camp roster.
Here’s our roster for Training Camp Fuelled by @GatoradeCanada. ⁰#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/PpJc8VaNh6
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) September 22, 2021
The group includes 28 forwards, including new additions Nick Ritchie, David Kampf, Michael Bunting, and Ondrej Kase, as well as Josh Ho-Sang and Nikita Gusev who are attending camp on professional try out agreements in hopes of securing NHL contracts. Mikhail Abramov is set to begin his first professional season and will look to build off of a strong showing at the Traverse City Prospects Tournament where he, Nicholas Robertson, and Semyon Der-Arguchintsev were Toronto’s best players. With so many bodies up front, it will be difficult for the young guys to earn a spot on the opening night roster but Robertson could force a difficult decision for the Leafs’ brass if he continues his dominant play from the prospect tournament.
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Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation