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Maple Leafs Acquire Alex Galchenyuk



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The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward Alex Galchenyuk from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for prospect Egor Korshkov and defenseman David Warsofky, according to an official team announcement issued on Monday.

Galchenyuk, 27, was traded a few days ago from the Ottawa Senators to the Maple Leafs, will not need to quarantine before joining his new team because he never left Canada, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger.

Korshkov, 24,  was Toronto’s 31st overall pick in 2016 and has notched 16 goals and 15 assists over 53 KHL games this year.

Warsofsky, 30, has appeared in 55 NHL games over his career, but has not played since 2017-2018.

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