PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Pilots announced that goaltender Todd Ford, defenseman David Turon and center Shaun Landolt have been assigned to the team by the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.
The Ice Pilots are the ECHL affiliate of the Maple Leafs of the NHL and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.
Selected in the third round (74th overall) by the Maple Leafs in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Ford was selected to the ECHL All-Star Game and was 19-4-2 with one shutout, a goals-against average of 2.32 and a save percentage of .930 in 28 games with the Ice Pilots as a rookie in 2004-05.
Selected in the fourth round (122nd overall) by the Maple Leafs in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Turon had 12 points (3g-9a) in 50 games with Pensacola, four assists in eight games with Louisiana and also played in one game with St. John’s in the AHL.
Selected in the third round (237th overall) by the Maple Leafs in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Landolt played five seasons in the Western Hockey League with Moose Jaw and Calgary and had 141 points (60g-81a) in 284 regular season games and 13 points (5g-8a) in 36 playoff games.