Leafs sending SDA to the KHL

The Leafs continue to loan out their AHL/AHL-bound players to any European team that can accommodate them. Semyon Der-Arguchintsev (SDA) is being sent to Torpedo of the KHL.

The @MapleLeafs have loaned forward Semyon Der-Arguchintsev to Torpedo (KHL) #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) October 26, 2020

First off, Torpedo is a bad ass team name, and their jerseys are equally fire. They might end up selling a lot of merchandise to impulsive Leafs fans. Secondly, Der-Arguchintsev getting a chance to play at a high level after spending past four seasons in the OHL is a great opportunity for him.
SEASON
TEAM
LEAGUE
GP
G
A
TP
PIM
2016-17
 Peterborough Petes
OHL
63
8
21
29
2
2017-18
 Peterborough Petes
OHL
68
12
39
51
18
2018-19
 Peterborough Petes
OHL
62
6
40
46
20

 Newfoundland Growlers
ECHL
3
1
1
2
0
2019-20
 Peterborough Petes
OHL
55
12
63
75
23
SDA had a nice rebound last year after a setback in his post draft year, we’ll see how he progresses in pro hockey.
Given that it is a loan agreement, we’ll likely see SDA given the opportunity to return and earn his spot on the Marlies, but given that Der-Arguchintsev hasn’t played since March, this is a great opportunity for him to have his best shot at earning a key role on the …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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