Rookie appears to win spot on Leafs blueline

The blue line sweepstakes may finally be over in Toronto.

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Throughout September, the Toronto Maple Leafs had three clear contenders for the last spot on the team's blue line.

It was a close race between Calle Rosen, Andreas Borgman, and Roman Polak - but it appears we now know who has won the spot.

Roman Polak is currently on a PTO with the team, and could potentially earn a contract with the team as a 7th or even 8th defenseman. The real race seemed to be between Rosen and Borgman, two players who were signed to entry-level contracts as free agents from Europe. 

Obviously there are still a couple days before the season starts so things can change, but having Borgman paired up with Connor Carrick is a pretty strong sign that he's won the favour of the coaching staff.