Leafs Prospect Roundup: Amirov on the board, opportunity for Ovchinnikov, Akhtyamov shuts the door

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The Leafs’ season is well underway and the NHL is getting back into the swing of things, but they aren’t the only ones. A number of leagues throughout the hockey world have been forced to go on hiatus or postpone games in recent months, including the QMJHL which returned to action this week – well, partially anyway. Most teams are back in action but others are still sorting through provincial restrictions and the logistics involved with a safe return to play. One of Toronto’s fourth round selections from the 2020 draft, William Villeneuve of the Saint John Seadogs, is among those that has yet to take the ice again following the league’s pause and precisely when the New Brunswick based teams will be permitted to hold games again is still up in the air.
In the meantime, let’s catch up with some Leafs prospects who are getting into game action.
Rodion Amirov – LW/RW – Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL)
Amirov is still skating on Ufa’s third line and playing 12-15 minutes per game but has struggled to produce despite generating scoring chances at a high rate, including five individual scoring chances in a game …

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Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation

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