Dave Nonis, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Thursday that the hockey club has acquired defenceman Kevin Marshall from the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Nicolas Deschamps
(day-SHAWMP). Marshall will be assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Marshall, 24, played in 52 games with the AHL’s Hershey Bears this season, registering a goal and four assists for five points with 77 penalty minutes and a plus-five (+5) rating. The 6-1,
201-pound native of Boucherville, Quebec, was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second round, 41st overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft. Marshall has played 10 career NHL games, all with the Flyers in 2011-12, posting eight penalty minutes