Stephane Robidas’ arrival in Toronto this past summer was a continuation of the Leafs’ relationship with the Anaheim Ducks and their defencemen.
Francois Beauchemin and Jake Gardiner preceded Robidas who signed with Toronto as a free agent on July 1st.
At age 37 the Sherbrooke native begins his 16th campaign in the NHL just 5 months after breaking his right leg for a second time last season.
That particular night Robidas pondered the possibility that his career had finally come to an end.
” I thought about it right after the second break. I ...