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Maple Leafs re-assign Dempsey and Farkas

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday that defenceman Nathan Dempsey and right-winger Jeff Farkas have been re-assigned to the St. John's Maple Leafs of the American Hockey League.


Dempsey, 27, appeared in three games with Toronto and was held pointless with a plus one rating. In 52 games for St. John's this season he has collected 42 points (seven goals, 35 assists) with 50 penalty minutes. The native of Spruce Grove, Alberta has played 45 career NHL games with Toronto and has 14 points (two goals, 12 assists) with eight penalty minutes. Dempsey will take part in the AHL All-Star Game Thursday night in St. John's.

Farkas, 24, appeared in three games with Toronto and collected two assists with a plus one rating. In 53 games with St. John's this season he has collected 38 points (11 goals, 27 assists) with 29 penalty minutes. Farkas was Toronto's first choice, 57th overall in the 1997 Entry Draft.
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