2013 Rookie Tournament: Rielly hopes hard work in off-season lands him in Toronto
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan may not be the end of the world, but it’s certainly a long distance away from where Morgan Rielly wants to be this season. And while he professes to be okay should he find himself back in the CHL, the 19-year-old former first-round draft pick isn’t going to become a Warrior without putting up a fight.
“What was driving me [this summer] is that I’m trying to make the Leafs. I was training hard and I was on the ice a lot,” he said. “Obviously, my goal that I had in mind is to play in Toronto this year and that was what was driving me to wake up every morning early and train and go on the ice.… read more