Anderson was assigned to AHL Toronto on Tuesday, per TSN. Anderson blocked three shots and went plus-1 in his lone appearance so far this season. The 22-year-old could play a large role for the Marlies this season.
Anderson logged two PIM and three blocked shots in 9:36 of ice time in Tuesday's win over the Flames. Anderson has bounced between the taxi squad and the active roster early on this season, but he got to make his season debut Tuesday with Joe Thornton (ribs) and Nick Robertson (knee) both unavailable. The 22-year-old winger will likely continue to split playing time with Jason Spezza until Thornton or Robertson is ready to return.
Anderson was assigned to the taxi squad Friday, TSN reports. Anderson has yet to make his Maple Leafs debut. The 22-year-old can continue practicing and traveling with the team while on the taxi squad, but he'll need to be promoted before suiting up in an NHL game.
The Maple Leafs recalled Anderson from AHL Toronto and added him to their active roster Thursday, CapFriendly reports. Joe Thornton (upper body) and Nick Robertson (knee) are both currently on the shelf, so Anderson will be on hand as a depth option for the big club for the foreseeable future. The 22-year-old winger notched six points in 18 games with the Devils last campaign.
Anderson signed a three-year contract extension with the Maple Leafs on Friday. The first two years of the deal are two way, whereas the final year is one way. Anderson spent most of his time in the minors last season, picking up 15 goals and 34 points in 44 games with AHL Binghamton, but he also drew into 18 games with the Devils, picking up six points over that span. The 22-year-old winger will likely continue to bounce between leagues over the next two campaigns, but the fact that the final year of his new contract with Toronto is one way suggests the Leafs feel like Anderson has the potential to develop into a full-time NHLer over the next few years.
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