Toronto Maple Leafs recall forward Ashton, send centre Holland to Marlies

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled forward Carter Ashton from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League on Wednesday.

Toronto also reassigned centre Peter Holland to their minor-league affiliate.

The six-foot-three, 200-pound Ashton, a Winnipeg native, has one assist in 18 games over three previous stints this season with Toronto.

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Holland, 22, of Caledon, Ont., has six goals and four assists in 26 games this season with Anaheim and Toronto.