Toronto Maple Leafs place Jimmy Vesey on waivers


The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed forward Jimmy Vesey on waivers.

The forward, who signed a one-year, $900k deal with the Leafs this offseason, has appeared in 30 games for the team this year scoring five goals and seven points.

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This is the first time he’s been placed on waivers this season. At 5×5, he’s posted a 45.33 CF% and a xGF% of 47.14.

Waiving Vesey could be a sign that either Wayne Simmonds, or Alex Galchenyuk could be nearing a return to action soon.

Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at [email protected]