Leafs prospects shine at rookie tournament

Six different Maple Leafs scored goals in the team’s 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the 2010 Rookie Tournament on Saturday night. The tournament, which includes Ottawa and Pittsburgh, is being hosted at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario.

Toronto’s first three choices at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft – Bradley Ross, Greg McKegg and Sondre Olden – had the team’s first three goals, while Jerry D’Amigo, Kenny Ryan and Simon Gysbers also found the net for the Leafs.

Jussi Rynnas was solid in goal for Toronto, making 31 saves.

Three of the Leafs’ goals were scored on the power-play. Former Leafs prospects Chris DiDomenico and Philippe Paradis, who were both traded to Chicago for Kris Versteeg, suited up for the Blackhawks.

The game was a homecoming for 2009 first-round draft pick Nazem Kadri, who starred for the Knights of the OHL while playing his junior career in his hometown.

The Leafs’ next game is Sunday night against Pittsburgh (7PM ET).

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