Sports Maple Leafs recall Nikita Soshnikov, demote Frederik Gauthier

00:35  15 november  2017
00:35  15 november  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

Leafs’ Nikita Soshnikov has option to return to KHL if he’s not in the NHL next week

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The Leafs have officially recalled Nikita Soshnikov today, sending Freddie Gauthier back to the Marlies. 1 week ago. Leafs send Frederik Gauthier down to Toronto Marlies, Ben Smith expected to return.

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TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leaf have recalled forward Nikita Soshnikov from the Toronto Marlies, ensuring the Russian remains with the organization at least for the time being.

The 24-year-old Soshnikov reportedly has a clause in his contact allowing him to return to Russia if he was not in the NHL by Nov. 14.

Soshnikov ranked second in scoring with the Marlies with 12 points this season on five goals and seven assists. He saw action in 56 games last season for the Leafs, collecting five goals and four assists.

Soshnikov signed with the Leafs as a free agent in 2014. He is a restricted free agent July 1.

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TORONTO — Nikita Soshnikov is a Maple Leaf again. The Leafs announced Tuesday morning that the 24-year-old forward has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. To make room for Soshnikov , the Leafs sent centre Frederik Gauthier to the Marlies.

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To make room for the Russian, Toronto loaned forward Frederik Gauthier to its AHL affiliate,.

Gauthier, 22, was recalled by the Leafs from the Marlies on Nov. 7 but did not play for the big club. He has two assists in eight games with the Marlies this season.

In 2016-17, Gauthier split his season between the Leafs and Marlies. He had two goals and one assist in 21 games with the Leafs and four goals and nine assists in 46 games with the Marlies.

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