The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators made a couple of deals this evening, exchanging players on both NHL and AHL deals.
The first deal saw the Leafs send Aaron Luchuk and a conditional 2021 sixth round pick to Ottawa for Max Veronneau.
The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Max Veronneau from Ottawa in exchange for Aaron Luchuk and a 2021 conditional sixth-round pick.
Details: https://t.co/UVTCXEIEkV#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/hLEgNteLph
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) February 20, 2020
Veronneau is a 24 year old right winger who was a college free agent who signed with the Senators in 2019. He has two goals and four points in 16 NHL games played. He’ll be a restricted free agent at the end of the season.
Luchuk was originally signed by the Senators before being traded to the Leafs last summer as a part of the Ceci-Zaitsev deal. He spent most of the season with the Newfoundland Growlers, where he put up 19 goals and 49 points in 44 games. Why the Senators want him back, I don’t know, but hey, they got their guy back.
As for the sixth round pick, the conditions are that Ottawa gets the pick if Veronneau plays 10 NHL games and …
Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation