Nazem Kadri. (Getty Images)
By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
“His body fat today is probably in the bottom three to five guys in our whole camp. That’s unacceptable.” -Toronto Marlies coach, Dallas Eakins.
First it was his attitude. Then his poor play away from the puck. Now it is his diet. Nazem Kadri continues to frustrate Toronto Maple Leafs management.
And if Kadri is serious about his hockey career, he better get serious about his diet, says Toronto Marlies coach Dallas Eakins.
“The one thing Kadri has to improve is his eating habits,” said Eakins after the AHL team conducted fitness testing on Friday. “His body fat today is probably in the bottom three to five guys in our whole camp. That’s unacceptable. That’s the easiest part coming into camp is eating correctly and training correctly. I think he’s probably improved a little bit on the ice. His diet is not where it should be.”
The soon-to-be 22-year-old Kadri – the Leafs first round pick in 2009 (7th overall) – defended him