Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that forward Nazem Kadri
and defenceman Keith Aulie have been recalled fr
om the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. The club also announced that forward Christian Hanson and defenceman Korbinian Holzer
have been assigned to the Marlies.
Kadri, 20, registered five goals, nine assists, 14 points, 20 penalty minutes and a plus-two rating in 14 games with the Marlies this season. The 6-0, 188-pound forward appeared in five preseason games with the Maple Leafs in 2010, collecting three points (2 goals, 1 assist) and two penalty minutes. He made his NHL debut last season on February 8, 2010 against the San Jose Sharks after being recalled from his junior club on emergency conditions. Kadri was Toronto’s first choice, seventh overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft.
Aulie, 21, has appeared in 14 games with the Marlies this season, registering four points (1 goal, 3 assists) with 25 penalty minutes and an even rating. He played two preseason games for the Maple Leafs in 2010, recording two penalty minutes and three shots on goal. The 6-5, 217-pound defenceman was acquired by Toronto from Calgary on January 31, 2010 along with Dion Phaneuf
and Fredrik Sjostrom in exchange for Matt Stajan, Niklas Hagman, Ian White and Jamal Mayers.
The Toronto Marlies continue their 10-game road trip tonight at 7 p.m. when they take on the Hershey Bears at Giant Center. The Marlies next home game will take place on Saturday, November 20 at 3 p.m. when they host the Hamilton Bulldogs at Ricoh Coliseum. For ticket information, including season ticket packages and priority seating, visit www.marlies.ca or call the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK.