Easton Cowan Models His Play After Two Beloved Former Maple Leafs Players

Published June 29, 2023 at 3:50 PM
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During an interview, the Maple Leafs' first-round pick, Easton Cowan, compared his playing style to two former Maple Leaf players.

Cowan's Inspirations

The young center mentionned that he looks up to two former Maple Leaf players: Nazem Kadri and James van Riemsdyk.

This is a major statement, knowing the impact thos two players had in Toronto.

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"Easton Cowan says he tries to model his game after Nazem Kadri and James Van Riemsdyk."


High Standards

Kadri and Van Riemsdyk are not ordinary players; they have made a significant impact in the NHL. Together, they have played over 1700 NHL games and scored an impressive total of 1236 points so far.

If Easton Cowan can come close to filling their shoes or even reach their level, he could be a hidden gem in this year's draft for the Leafs. It will be exciting to see how his game develops.

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