The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Saturday that the hockey club has assigned forward Carter Ashton to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. He will be available to play for the Marlies when they host the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators) at Ricoh Coliseum this afternoon at 3 p.m.
Ashton, 22, has registered three assists and 19 penalty minutes in 31 games with the Maple Leafs in 2013-14. The 6-3, 215-pound winger has also played 16 games with the Marlies this season, posting 18 points (13 goals, five assists) with 20 penalty minutes.
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