It was a busy Monday for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who after promoting Mark Hunter from Director of Player Personnel to Assistant General Manager finally signed a backup goaltender for Frederik Andersen. After spending last season with the Los Angeles Kings, Jhonas Enroth will move to Toronto after inking a one-year, $750,000 deal with the Leafs. Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello said that after the team dealt Jonathan Bernier to Anaheim last month he was planning to go out and acquire a backup and not rely on Antoine Bibeau, Kasimir Kaskisuo or Garret Sparks in that role.
Back in 2014, Logan Couture said it was “pretty, pretty disappointing” to be left off Canada’s Olympic squad, adding he felt he “should have been on that team.” Two years later, Couture’s getting some redemption. On Tuesday, the NHL announced that Couture would replace Dallas forward Jamie Benn on Team Canada’s roster for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Benn had hoped to be ready for the tournament following offseason core muscle surgery but, with training camps just weeks away, it became evident he’d be unable to participate. Benn’s disappointment is a huge boon for Couture, however. The 27-year-old earned this Team Canada spot on the heels of a terrific campaign. Though he missed extensive