Apr 3, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Tim Gleason (8) passes the puck against the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto defeated Boston 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
With McClement as the club’s big off-season acquisition, there might not be much reason for optimism. However, with the veterans they allowed to walk away that were pretty much just taking up space, it will give a chance for the Canes prospects to get much needed ice time and a chance to mature. You have to wonder about the team taking so many Maple Leafs castoffs though.