Leafs' Abbott Traded To BlackhawksNews: Spencer Abbott was traded by Toronto to the Blackhawks on Thursday in exchange for defenseman T.J. Brennan, TSN's Mark Masters reports. Analysis: Already 26 years old, Spencer Abbott has just one NHL appearance to his name, though he did score 69 points in 64 games for AHL Toronto last season. Things haven't gone nearly as well in 2014-15, with Abbott sporting just 24 points through 46 AHL games.
Leafs Re-Sign AbbottNews: Spencer Abbott re-signed with the Leafs on Tuesday, the Globe and Mail reports. Analysis: The one-year deal will keep Spencer Abbott with the organization, and there's a good chance he'll spend the season in the AHL. He enjoyed a stellar season for the Toronto Marlies last season, notching 17 goals and 52 assists in 64 games. He appeared in one contest for the Leafs but failed to record a point.