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Leafs’ Kapanen to play at worlds, Dermott and Johnsson to Marlies

Fresh off an impressive post-season run that ended in a Game 7 loss to the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, a number of the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ young stars are heading off to keep their competitive juices flowing over the off-season.

Kasperi Kapanen, who potted arguably the goal of the Maple Leafs’ playoffs, will head to the 2018 World Championship for his native Finland, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. Kapanen’s last international foray concluded with a tournament-winning overtime goal at the 2016 World Junior Championship, claiming the gold medal for his countrymen.