The Maple Leafs acquired former first-round pick Peter Holland, who scored 5 goals and seven points in 39 NHL games in Anaheim.
The Maple Leafs acquired former first-round pick Peter Holland, who scored 5 goals and seven points in 39 NHL games in Anaheim.
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TORONTO (AP) The Maple Leafs have acquired Peter Holland and Brad Staubitz from the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman Jesse Blacker and draft picks.

Holland, a center, will report to the Maple Leafs and Staubitz has been assigned to the American Hockey League's Marlies.

The Ducks receive a 2014 third round pick - it could become a second round pick if certain conditions are met - and Anaheim's 2014 seventh round pick, which was originally acquired by Toronto in a trade for David Steckel.

The Maple Leafs need help at center with the loss of Tyler Bozak and Dave Bolland to injury and the three-game suspension of Nazem Kadri. Holland was the 15th overall, in the 2009 draft.

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