“David is a small, smart defenseman with quick feet. He has good speed jumping in to the play and a big shot from the point. At his size, he needs to take better care of the puck and continue to get stronger, but overall he comes to play and plays bigger than his size.”
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