Max Domi to meet with Maple Leafs legend in Sweden

Leafs royalty!



While it wasn't the smoothest of transitions for new Toronto Maple Leafs forward Max Domi, he appears to have settled in a bit better, especially given his four game point streak that he carries into their upcoming pair of games in Sweden as part of the National Hockey League's Global Series. 

And it will be one of the most popular former Maple Leafs players of all time who will be there to root for the Leafs in Swedish native Mats Sundin, who knows the younger Domi well from his time hanging around his father Tie during their time with the Leafs way back when. 

"Yup, I will for sure," Domi said of seeing Mats Sundin. "Looking forward to it. Hopefully see the kids and Josephine as well - looking forward to it. He's been trying to get me down to Sweden for a long time so obviously really looking forward to seeing him and his family but really excited to get to know Sweden as a country. He loves it, he sends me pictures once in a while of him on the water at his house, it looks like paradise."

One of the most beloved players in Toronto Maple Leafs franchise history, Mats Sundin would finish the 2007-08 NHL Season as the longest-serving non-North American-born captain in NHL history.

The 13-year Leafs forward called it a career after a brief stint with the Vancouver Canucks in 2009, retiring with 564 goals, 785 assists and 1,349 points - all good for first among Swedish forwards who played in the NHL. Of course, Sundin led the Leafs to their most recent playoff successes, helping them to within a game of the 2002 Stanley Cup Finals as well as scoring several key goals in other playoff rounds throughout the years.

The Leafs will take on the Detroit Red Wings this Friday, followed by a matchup against the Minnesota Wild. 

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