MLSE and Maple Leafs to Host 2017 Rookie Tournament
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and the Toronto Maple Leafs are pleased to announce that the 2017 Rookie Tournament will take place at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto from September 8-10, 2017. This year’s tournament, which marks the start of a new Centennial for the Toronto Maple Leafs, will feature the franchise’s top prospects as well as prospect teams from Canadian rivals, Montréal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators. Each team will play two games beginning Friday, September 8.
The tournament gives fans an opportunity to see a new crop of young talent drafted to some of their favourite NHL teams. In past years, the Maple Leafs’ rookie tournament roster has featured several players currently on the team including Nazem Kadri and Morgan Rielly among others. Rosters for each team in this year’s tournament will be released at a later date.
2017 Rookie Tournament Schedule
|Friday, September 8||7 p.m.||Game 1||Montreal vs. Toronto|
|Saturday, September 9||7 p.m.||Game 2||Ottawa vs. Montreal|
|Sunday, September 10||4 p.m.||Game 3||Toronto vs. Ottawa|
Scott McNaughton, Toronto Maple Leafs, SMcNaughton@TorontoMapleLeafs.com, 416-815-5785
Melissa Perri, MLSE, Melissa.Perri@mlse.com, 416-815-5524