Opening Roster Announced

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today the club’s 23-man opening day roster for the 2017-18 NHL season. The club’s roster includes 14 forwards, seven defencemen and two goaltenders. An updated roster can be found below.

On Tuesday, the club loaned defencemen Timothy Liljegren and Calle Rosen to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. Defenceman Roman Polak has been released from his professional tryout contract, but will continue to practice with the Maple Leafs.

The Maple Leafs open their regular season schedule on Wednesday, October 4 when they visit the Winnipeg Jets at 7 p.m. EST. Toronto will then return home to host the New York Rangers at Air Canada Centre on Saturday, October 7 at 7 p.m. EST for the club’s home opener.

Maple Leafs Roster (as of October 3, 2017)

FORWARDS (14) HT WT SHOOTS BIRTHPLACE BORN 2016-17 CLUB
Bozak, Tyler 6’1 199 R Regina, SK 03/19/86 Toronto (NHL)
Brown, Connor 6’0 185 R Toronto, ON 01/14/94 Toronto (NHL)
Fehr, Eric 6’4 208 R Winkler, MB 09/07/85 Toronto (NHL) / Pittsburgh (NHL)
Hyman, Zach 6’1 213 R Toronto, ON 06/09/92 Toronto (NHL)
Kadri, Nazem 6’0 190 L London, ON 10/06/90 Toronto (NHL)
Komarov, Leo 5’11 209 L Narva, Estonia 01/23/87 Toronto (NHL)
Leivo, Josh 6’2 210 R Innisfil, ON 05/26/93 Toronto (NHL)
Marleau, Patrick 6’2 215 L Aneroid, SK 09/15/79 San Jose (NHL)
Marner, Mitch 6’0 175 R Thornhill, ON 05/05/97 Toronto (NHL)
Martin, Matt 6’3 220 L Windsor, ON 05/08/89 Toronto (NHL)
Matthews, Auston 6’3 216 L San Ramon, CA 09/17/97 Toronto (NHL)
Moore, Dominic 6’0 192 L Thornhill, ON 08/03/80 Boston (NHL)
Nylander, William 6’0 191 R Calgary, AB 05/01/96 Toronto (NHL)
van Riemsdyk, James 6’3 217 L Middletown, NJ 05/04/89 Toronto (NHL)
DEFENCE (7) HT WT SHOOTS BIRTHPLACE BORN 2017-18 CLUB
Borgman, Andreas 6’0 212 L Stockholm, Sweden 06/18/95 HV71 (SHL)
Carrick, Connor 5’10 192 R Orland Park, IL 04/13/94 Toronto (NHL)
Gardiner, Jake 6’2 200 L Minnetonka, MN 07/04/90 Toronto (NHL)
Hainsey, Ron 6’3 205 L Bolton, CT 03/24/81 Pittsburgh (NHL) / Carolina (NHL)
Marincin, Martin 6’5 212 L Kosice, Slovakia 02/18/92 Toronto (NHL)
Rielly, Morgan 6’1 217 L Vancouver, BC 03/09/94 Toronto (NHL)
Zaitsev, Nikita 6’2 195 R Moscow, Russia 10/29/91 Toronto (NHL)
GOALTENDERS (2) HT WT CATCHES BIRTHPLACE BORN 2017-18 CLUB
Andersen, Frederik 6’4 230 L Herning, Denmark 10/02/89 Toronto (NHL)
McElhinney, Curtis 6’2 200 L London, ON 05/23/83 Toronto (NHL) / Columbus (NHL)

 

 

###  Official Maple Leafs Press Release