• His grandfather, Lou, played for Detroit and Chicago in the 1950s and was a longtime NHL scout. His uncle, Ryan, is a scout for Montreal. His great uncle, Leonard “Red” Kelly, is an eight-time Stanley Cup champion with Detroit and Toronto.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs