D’Amigo, McKegg: Toronto Maple Leafs Rookies Show the Offense Against Chicago

September 12th, 2010 by Nathan Cole Leave a reply »
The premier offensive talents of the Maple Leafs prospect team showed their stuff against the Chicago rookies on Saturday night.  Scoring four goals in the first period alone; the second, third and fourth round picks of Leafs this year all netted one.

Bradley Ross showed some impressive patience and some strong skating skills to weave his way into a good scoring position and wristing one into the top right corner.  Ross, who the Leafs traded up to get in the second round this year, showed that he can play more than the role of just the pest.

Sondre Olden, the Leafs third round pick, showed why he was able to score 27 points in 32 games with Modo Jr. in Sweden last year.  Olden, showing good offensive vision, snuck a wrist shot past the Chicago goaltender from the top of the circle. 

Then, later in the first, Gregg McKegg was holding the puck in a two on one situation, and with a deceptive bit of movement slipped by the Chicago defenseman and deked out the goalie to put the puck into the top corner.  McKegg was also picked in the third round this year, and was drafted due to his premium offensive talents, as he was 11th in ...

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