Toronto Maple Leafs Mourn the Loss of Former Forward

Published August 8, 2023 at 7:18 PM
BY TJ TUCKER

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that a former player who spent his career with the team has passed away. Leigh Verstraete was 61 years old.


Verstraete played eight games in the NHL, all of them for the Maple Leafs, over the course of 10 year career. He played many games in the AHL, for the Newmarket and St. Catherine's Saints, the affiliates for Toronto. In 75 games with the Saints in 1985-86, Verstraete racked up 300 penalty minutes. He is originally from Calgary, and played four seasons for the Wranglers of the Western Hockey League.
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