|Assets:||A prolific scorer in the junior ranks, he has very good hockey sense and a projectable frame. Is also a solid performer when he doesn't have the puck and adept at playmaking.|
|Flaws:||Needs to get physically stronger in order to withstand the rigors of the big league. Also, could stand to be a bit more selfish and shoot the puck with more frequency.|
|Career Potential:||Decent winger with some upside.|
|3/25/2016||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|3/19/2016||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|2/29/2016||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|2/23/2016||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|2/13/2016||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|2/08/2016||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/28/2016||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/11/2016||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|9/23/2015||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/29/2015||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/26/2015||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/22/2015||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|1/20/2015||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|11/24/2014||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|11/11/2014||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|11/10/2014||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|11/07/2014||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|10/09/2014||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|10/26/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|10/24/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|10/23/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|10/09/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|9/21/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/17/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|4/16/2013||Re-assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|3/04/2013||Signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/21/2011||Returned to his junior team (Sudbury-OHL).|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round (86th overall) in 2011.|
| 03/25/2016 11:22 AM
NewsLeivo has been reassigned to AHL Toronto on Friday.
| 03/19/2016 11:23 AM
NewsLeivo was called up on an emergency basis Saturday morning, reports Sportsnet.ca.
| 02/29/2016 12:19 PM
NewsLeivo was one of three forwards loaned by the Maple Leafs on Monday to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL, the Toronto Sun reports.
| 02/23/2016 2:59 PM
NewsLeivo (upper body) was activated off IR on Tuesday, Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun reports.
| 02/13/2016 5:53 PM
NewsLeivo (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve, TSN's Mark Masters reports.
| 02/13/2016 11:14 AM
NewsLeivo (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Canucks, Mark Spector of Sportsnet.ca reports.
| 02/11/2016 10:23 PM
NewsLeivo exited Thursday's game with an upper-body injury and will not return, Paul Hendrick of Leafs TV reports.
| 02/08/2016 5:39 PM
NewsLeivo was recalled from AHL Toronto on Monday.
| 01/28/2016 2:29 PM
NewsLeivo was sent back to AHL Toronto on Thursday.
| 01/11/2016 12:23 PM
NewsLeivo joined the team for practice Monday after being recalled from AHL Toronto, David Alter of the National Post reports.
| 09/23/2015 11:34 AM
NewsLeivo was reassigned to AHL Toronto on Wednesday, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.
Josh Leivo may stick with Leafs next year | 04/28/2014 10:45 AM
NewsToronto Marlies coach Steve Spott thinks Josh Leivo has a legitimate shot at a roster spot with the Maple Leafs next season.
ImpactSpott favorably compared Leivo's game to that of Joffrey Lupul's. Leivo recorded 23 goals and 42 points in 59 AHL contests this season. He also picked up a goal and an assist in seven NHL outings.
Josh Leivo assigned to AHL | 10/26/2013 11:39 AM
NewsJosh Leivo was assigned to the AHL.
Jonas Siegel Twitter
ImpactAfter a few games with the Maple Leafs he will toil for the Marlies for the next little while. The move was made to accomodate the promotion of Carter Ashton.
Leafs recall Josh Leivo as insurance | 10/24/2013 2:20 PM
NewsJosh Leivo has been called up by Toronto.
Rob Longley on Twitter
ImpactHe will travel with the Leafs to Columbus and could play if Joffrey Lupul's foot injury prevents him from being in the lineup. Leivo was just sent down on Wednesday.
Toronto sends Josh Leivo to minors | 10/23/2013 12:06 PM
NewsJosh Leivo has been sent to the minors by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
James Mirtle on Twitter
ImpactLeivo has a goal and an assist in six games this season. The Maple Leafs' adjustment corresponds with David Clarkson completing his 10-game suspension.
Leafs' Josh Leivo nets first NHL goal | 10/18/2013 8:09 AM
NewsJosh Leivo scored his first NHL goal Thursday night.
ImpactUnfortunately, he also inadvertently injured teammate James Reimer when his leg struck the Toronto goaltender in the head. "I couldn't get out of the way. I tried jumping over him," said the Leafs rookie. "I guess my leg hit his head. It's just unfortunate for him. I couldn't feel (the contact with Reimer)." Leivo has appeared in four games with Toronto during his big-league call up.
Josh Leivo to play in 1st NHL game vs. Preds | 10/10/2013 8:03 PM
NewsJoshua Leivo will make his NHL debut Thursday night.
Mark Masters on Twitter
ImpactThe Maple Leafs farmhand is with the club to replace the injured Joffrey Lupul and will skate on a line with Mason Raymond and Dave Bolland.
Maple Leafs promote Joshua Leivo | 10/09/2013 12:43 PM
NewsJoshua Leivo has been summoned by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
ImpactLeivo skated on the second line during Wednesday's practice because Joffrey Lupul was unavailable. Leivo is entering his first full pro season after recording 73 points in 63 OHL games last season.
Joshua Leivo exits game as a precaution | 09/06/2013 7:44 AM
NewsJoshua Leivo sustained a chest contusion following a hard hit in Thursday's rookie tournament match.
ImpactHe was taken out of the game, in the third period, as a precaution. Coach Steve Spott said, "Had it been a regular-season game, it would have been fine." Leivo and Brad Ross scored regulation markers for Toronto in the contest, while Tyler Biggs potted the deciding goal in the shootout of a 3-2 victory against prospects from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Leivo being favorable compared to Lupul | 07/11/2013 10:41 AM
NewsThe Toronto Maple Leafs are favorably comparing Joshua Leivo to Joffrey Lupul.
Impact"He has a lot of qualities, kind of like Lupes, in terms that his mind works so quickly," Leafs director of player development Jim Hughes said. "He is wired to the point where what he is translating in his head, it goes right through his stick and his hands. He thinks quickly, he has an NHL stick, he has soft hands and he creates offence. His mind operates very fast." Leivo is expected to start the 2013-14 campaign in the AHL.
Maple Leafs ink prospect Joshua Leivo | 03/05/2013 11:26 AM
NewsThe Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday night that that they had agreed to terms with prospect Joshua Leivo on a three-year, entry-level contract.
ImpactLeivo was chosen by the Leafs in the third round of the 2011 draft. He has tallied 26 goals and 40 assists in 57 games between Sudbury and Kitchener in the OHL this season.
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|Goals||1||5 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Mar 21||1|
|Assists||0||12 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Mar 24||0|
|Points||1||5 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Mar 21||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||3 times-last:vs. Car||last:Feb 25||2|
|Plus/Minus||2||vs. Car||Feb 25||1|
|Power Play Goals||1||vs. Nas||Feb 23||0|
|Power Play Points||1||vs. Nas||Feb 23||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||12 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Mar 24||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||12 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Mar 24||0|
|Shots||3||3 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Mar 24||3|
|Penalty Minutes||6||2015-16 (Tor)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2015-16 (Tor)|
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