Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Jack Campbell traded to the Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs had to make the tough decision late Wednesday night after a 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers to acquire netminder Jack Campbell from the Los Angeles Kings. They also landed Kyle Clifford for Trevor Moore, a third-round pick (from Columbus) in 2020 and a conditional third-round pick in 2021. 

Backup netminder Michael Hutchinson had been in between the pipes against the New York Rangers and has been since Frederick Anderson got injured but he simply hasn’t been performing to how the Maple Leafs wanted him too, therefore, leaving the organization to make the tough decision to bring in Jack Campbell.

Jack Campbell is 28 years old and has posted an 8-10-2 record with a 2.85 goals-against average and a .900 save percentage over 20 games in a backup role behind Jonathan Quick with the Los Angeles Kings this season.

He was originally selected by the Dallas Stars 11th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He joined the Kings in a trade back in June 2016. Jack Campbell also is a contender for save of the season this year too with an amazing windmill glove save!

JAck Campbell
Jack Campbell in his Maple Leafs debut.

Jack Campbell adds quality injury cover

Jack Campbell has over 58 career games in the NHL, He has a record of 20-25-5 with a 2.58 GAA and a 0.916 save percentage.

29 year old, Kyle Clifford is also involved in the move, he who has six goals and eight assists over 53 games this season with the Los Angeles Kings. He has spent his entire 10-year career with the Kings after they picked him in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The veteran forward has 60 goals and 69 assists over 660 career games. 

Moore, who on his way to Los Angeles has three goals and two assists over 27 games this season with the Maple Leafs. The 24-year-old has been plagued by injuries this season. He suffered a concussion on Dec. 21 against the Detroit Red Wings and has played just 27 games this season due to shoulder and concussion issues.

Save of the season contender?

This has surely got to be in the shortlist for save of the season. Wow!!

For more like this, you can visit our NHL category here. Also, follow us on Twitter for coverage of the NHL, NFL, XFL and much more…

Similar Articles



A Review Of Week 5 In The NFL

We have seen five weeks fly by in the NFL. We are over a quarter of the...

British Ice Hockey, what could be done better?

People will say the British ice hockey league is just a stepping stone for import players to...

Everton: They Couldn’t, Could They?

Everton are currently top of the Premier League. After four straight wins, Carlo Ancelotti’s men are sitting...

The First Period

First of all thanks for reading my Column, those that know me would say I'm a hockey...

Bears 1 point win makes massive statement

They've made a habit of starting slow in 2020, but the Bears 1 point win over the...

NFL: Review Of Week 4

Week 4 is complete in the NFL and we are now a quarter of the way through...

“I Thought I Was Going To Die”: My Interview With Paul Brown

Last week i has the chance to speak on Zoom with Paul Brown, who can be found...

Assessing Liverpool’s 7-2 Loss To Aston Villa

Liverpool were stunned on Sunday after their 7-2 loss away to Aston Villa. In a match that...

Analysing Everton’s Strong Start

Everton are joint top of the Premier League. Along with Leicester and Merseyside rivals Liverpool, they are...

Niclas Eliasson set for Ligue 1 move

Bristol City midfielder Niclas Eliasson is on the verge of completing a move to Ligue 1 side,...