“I really like it there man,” Komarov said while in Sochi representing his country at the Olympics. “It’s probably the best city I’ve played in, the organization is huge and all the fans and players were nice to me. I really liked it there but things changed a little bit…I would come back, though – you never know.”
The Leafs will hold organizational meetings next week and start making decisions on their pending unrestricted free agents. There are six UFAs the team have to make decisions on including centres Dave Bolland and Jay McClement, wingers Nikolai Kulemin, Mason Raymond and Troy Bodie, plus defenceman Paul Ranger.
Nonis added he has started interviewing for assistant coaching positions, but is in no rush to start hiring.