Welcome to the Official Site of Leafs Nation - MapleLeafs.com
MapleLeafs.com proudly sponsored by ROGERS™ Welcome to the Official Site of Leafs Nation - MapleLeafs.com
  • RSS

Maple Leafs Obtain Ashton From Lightning

Monday, 02.27.2012 / 4:00 PM ET / News
Toronto Maple Leafs
Share with your Friends

Maple Leafs Obtain Ashton From Lightning\r\n

Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Monday that the team has obtained forward Carter Ashton from Tampa Bay. In exchange, the Maple Leafs sent defenceman Keith Aulie to the Lightning.

Ashton, 20, was a first-round draft choice (29th overall) of Tampa Bay in the 2009 Entry Draft. He has 19 goals and 16 assists in 56 games played this season with the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League. Ashton participated in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game.

The Winnipeg, Manitoba native is the son of former NHL player Brent who played in 998 career NHL regular season games with nine teams over 14 seasons. Aulie had two assists in 17 games for the Leafs in 2011-12.

torontomapleleafs.com is the official Web site of the Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Club. The Maple Leafs and mapleleafs.com are trademarks of MLSE.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 MLSE and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Terms Of Use | Contact Us | Employment Opportunities | Advertise on mapleleafs.com | Privacy Policy | icon AdChoices | NHL.com Terms of Use | Site Map