Leafs Announce Starting Roster

The Leafs announced today the club’s 23-man opening day roster for their Centennial Season. The Leafs’ roster includes a total of 13 forwards, eight defencemen and two goaltenders. An updated roster can be found below.

On Tuesday, the club loaned forward Brooks Laich to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, designated forward Josh Leivo as an injured non-roster player (lower body injury) and released Brandon Prust from his professional tryout contract. The club also claimed forward Seth Griffith off waivers from the Boston Bruins.

In addition, the Maple Leafs announced its alternate captains for the upcoming season as Tyler Bozak, Matt Hunwick, Leo Komarov and Morgan Rielly will serve in this capacity on a rotating basis. The club opens the regular season on Wednesday, October 12 when they visit the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.

FORWARDS (13) REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
# PLAYER HT WT SHOT BIRTHPLACE BORN 2015-16 CLUB(S) GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
42 Bozak, Tyler 6’1 195 R Regina, SK 03/19/86 Toronto (NHL) 57 12 23 35 18 — — — — —
12 Brown, Connor 6’0 185 R Toronto, ON 01/14/94 Toronto (NHL) 7 1 5 6 0 — — — — —
Toronto (AHL) 34 11 18 29 8 15 7 2 9 6
** Griffith, Seth 5’9 192 R Wallaceburg, ON 01/4/93 Boston (NHL 4 0 1 1 4 — — — — —
Providence (AHL) 57 24 53 77 32 3 1 2 3 6
24 Holland, Peter 6’2 200 L Toronto, ON 01/14/91 Toronto (NHL) 65 9 18 27 28 — — — — —
11 Hyman, Zach 6’1 210 R Toronto, ON 06/09/92 Toronto (NHL) 16 4 2 6 18 — — — — —
Toronto (AHL) 59 15 22 37 24 15 3 3 6 23
43 Kadri, Nazem 6’0 195 L London, ON 10/06/90 Toronto (NHL) 76 17 28 45 73 — — — — —
47 Komarov, Leo 5’11 210 L Narva, Estonia 01/23/87 Toronto (NHL) 67 19 17 36 40 — — — — —
16 Marner, Mitch 6’0 170 R Thornhill, ON 05/05/97 London (OHL) 57 39 77 116 68 18 16 28 44 8
15 Martin, Matt 6’3 220 L Windsor, ON 05/08/89 NY Islanders (NHL) 80 10 9 19 119 11 0 0 0 12
34 Matthews, Auston 6’3 216 L San Ramon, CA 09/17/97 Zurich (NLA) 36 24 22 46 6 4 0 3 3 2
18 Michalek, Milan 6’2 225 L J. Hradec, Czech Rep. 12/07/84 Toronto (NHL) 13 1 5 6 6 — — — — —
Ottawa (NHL) 32 6 4 10 12 — — — — —
29 Nylander, William 6’0 190 R Calgary, AB 05/01/96 Toronto (NHL) 22 6 7 13 4 — — — — —
Toronto (AHL) 38 18 27 45 10 14 7 4 11 2
21 van Riemsdyk, James 6’3 200 L Middletown, NJ 05/04/89 Toronto (NHL) 40 14 15 29 6 — — — — —

DEFENCEMEN (8) REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
# PLAYER HT WT SHOT BIRTHPLACE BORN 2015-16 CLUB(S) GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
8 Carrick, Connor 5’10 195 R Orland Park, IL 04/13/94 Toronto (NHL) 16 2 2 4 15 — — — — —
Washington (NHL) 3 0 0 0 0 — — — — —
Toronto (AHL) 5 1 2 3 2 15 7 11 18 12
Hershey (AHL) 47 10 16 26 50 — — — — —
20 Corrado, Frank 6’0 205 R Toronto, ON 03/26/93 Toronto (NHL) 39 1 5 6 26 — — — — —
Toronto (AHL) 7 0 3 3 2 — — — — —
51 Gardiner, Jake 6’2 200 L Minnetonka, MN 07/04/90 Toronto (NHL) 79 7 24 31 32 — — — — —
2 Hunwick, Matt 5’11 200 L Warren, MI 05/21/85 Toronto (NHL) 60 2 8 10 32 — — — — —
52 Marincin, Martin 6’4 210 L Kosice, Slovakia 02/18/92 Toronto (NHL) 65 1 6 7 34 — — — — —
46 Polak, Roman 6’2 235 R Ostrava, Czech Rep. 04/28/86 San Jose (NHL) 24 0 3 3 16 24 0 0 0 15
Toronto (NHL) 55 1 12 13 56 — — — — —
44 Rielly, Morgan 6’1 215 L Vancouver, BC 03/09/94 Toronto (NHL) 82 9 27 36 28 — — — — —
22 Zaitsev, Nikita 6’2 195 R Moscow, Russia 10/29/91 CKSA (KHL) 46 8 18 26 20 20 4 9 13 10

GOALTENDERS (2) REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
# PLAYER HT WT C BIRTHPLACE BORN 2015-16 CLUB(S) GP W-L-OT AVG SO GP W- L AVG SO
31 Andersen, Frederik 6’4 230 L Herning, Denmark 10/02/89 Anaheim (NHL) 43 22-9-4 2.30 3 5 3-2 1.41 1
35 Enroth, Jhonas 5’10 171 L Stockholm, Sweden 06/25/88 Los Angeles (NHL) 16 7-5-1 2.17 2 — — — —

** Jersey number to be determined
(As of October 11, 2016)