Maple Leafs announce Newfoundland Growlers as new ECHL affiliate

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Sportsnet

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the Newfoundland Growlers as their new ECHL affiliate for the 2018-19 season.
The MapleLeafs announced today that the club has agreed to an affiliation with the NLGrowlers of the ECHL beginning in 2018-19.
The Growlers will serve as the Maple Leafs' secondary affiliate and the primary affiliate of the AHL's TorontoMarlies. TMLtalk MarliesLive
- Leafs PR June 14, 2018
The Growlers replace the Orlando Solar Bears as the Maple Leafs' secondary affiliate and the primary affiliate of the AHL's Toronto Marlies. Orlando was a Maple Leafs affiliate from 2013-18.
“We are excited to begin our relationship with the Newfoundland Growlers as our newest ECHL affiliate,” Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas said in a release. “This is an important investment for our hockey club as we remain committed to giving our players the best resources possible to ensure their development and professional success. To now have our ECHL affiliate in St. John's, Newfoundland, a town and province...

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