Marlies pick up a draft eligible goaltender as an OHL season begins to seem less likely

Marlies pick up a draft eligible goaltender as an OHL season begins to seem less likely

It’s been a while since we’ve had any kind of signing news related to the Toronto Marlies, but out of the blue this morning, the Leafs’ AHL team offered up an Amateur Tryout contract.

A draft eligible goaltender is joining the Toronto Marlies.
If you thought 2020 was a weird year, 2021 is saying don’t forget about me. https://t.co/IF5uNG4Swk
— Josh Tessler (@JoshTessler_) February 6, 2021

The most interesting thing about this move has to be the fact that Lennox is draft eligible. And with no timelines for the start of the OHL season, apparently Tristan Lennox has opted instead to join the Marlies, as he would be eligible to play there as long as there isn’t an OHL season going on.
Of course there isn’t an AHL season to speak of for the Marlies to speak of either, but the intention is that there will be an AHL schedule for the Canadian teams announced by Monday, and that both Toronto and Belleville will start their seasons largely on the road until Ontario allows them to play or they can find some farm land in southern Saskatchewan to call him for the next few months, and …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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