By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Stuart Percy knows what he wants to do next.
“Hopefully crack the (Toronto) Marlies lineup,” said the 2011 Toronto Maple Leafs 1st round pick. “I want to continue to develop my game (in the American Hockey League) and try to become a regular in that lineup.”
Percy was captain of the Ontario Hockey League Mississauga Steelheads last season and played in all 68 games and had 13 goals and 32 assists on a young team that struggled to score goals.
It was a good year for Percy, who struggled the previous season with a variety of knee and head injuries.
In a game against Kitchener on December 11, 2011, Percy got hit by a pair of Rangers. He landed awkwardly against the boards and missed time with a concussion.
It was the second concussion he suffered in a short time. The other occurred in September of 2011 at the Leafs prospect camp. He suffered a knee injury a month later.
In 2011-2012 in Mississauga, Percy played just 34 games (5 goals, 20 ...