The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Saturday that forward Kris Newbury has been assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.
Newbury played in 12 games for the Maple Leafs this season, scoring one goal and registering 11 penalty minutes. In 41 AHL games, Newbury ranks second on the Marlies with 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) and third in penalty minutes with 91. The Brampton, Ontario native was the San Jose Sharks fourth pick, 139th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Now in their third season as the Maple Leafs' primary affiliate, the Marlies lead the North Division with a record of 31-11-1-4 and are one of 29 teams competing in the American Hockey League's 73rd season. The Marlies play the Hamilton Bulldogs today at Ricoh Coliseum at Exhibition Place. Game time is 4 p.m. For ticket information call 416-597-PUCK.