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Leafs Links: Digesting the Maple Leafs’ 2017 draft

A roundup of 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs draft coverage in the Sunday links. Button: Leafs still a solid team despite not landing Hamonic (TSN1050) TSN Resident Scout Craig Button joins Andy McNamara to discuss Travis Hamonic...

Fedor Gordeev selected 141st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 142nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected hulking left-shot defenceman Fedor Gordeev of the OHL's Flint Firebirds. The 6'6, 211-pound Toronto native -- who moved to...

Vladislav Kara selected 124th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 124th overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 19-year-old Russian forward Vladislav Kara. With an April 1998 birthdate, the 6'1, 187-pound Kara was passed over in...

Ian Scott selected 110th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 110th overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected goaltender Ian Scott of the WHL's Prince Albert Raiders. The 6'3, 174-pound netminder posted a 3.96 GAA and...

Eemeli Rasanen selected 59th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 59th overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 6'7, 209-pound right-shot defenceman Eemeli Rasanen of the Kingston Frontenacs. A second round draft choice in the 2016...

Mark Hunter on Toronto Maple Leafs’ selection of Timothy Liljegren: “He’ll bring people out...

Maple Leafs Director of Player Personnel Mark Hunter met with the media after the selection of defenceman Timothy Liljegren in the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Further reading: In-depth scouting report,...
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2017 NHL Draft: Toronto Maple Leafs Picking 17th Overall

The 2017 NHL Draft gets underway at 7 p.m. EST on Friday, June 23 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois (Sportsnet, NBCSN). Follow along below. 2017 NHL Draft Rankings Aggregate – Final List A recommended...

Lou Lamoriello on the market for a defenceman, need at the backup goalie position,...

Lou Lamoriello met with the media ahead of the 2017 NHL Draft. Full remarks below. How important is it to build through the draft? Lamoriello: I think it's essential. There is no question about it. Just...

Nick Suzuki – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Nick Suzuki is the leading scorer among the Ontario Hockey League first-year draft eligibles available in the 2017 NHL Draft. With 45 goals and 96 points in 65 games, Nick Suzuki finished fifth in the...

2017 NHL Draft: On Mark Hunter, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ needs, and Best Player...

As we approach the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs fan base has its sights set on the Liljegrens, Brannstroms, Footes and Hagues of the draft class — a pick for the defence...

Leafs Links: Bob McKenzie pumps the breaks on Colin Miller to Leafs; Matthews takes...

Final aggregated draft rankings and profiles ahead of the 2017 draft, updates on the Colin Miller-to-Leafs report, Auston Matthews is the runaway winner of the Calder Trophy, and more in the links. Leafs/NHL Links Ferraro: Miller...

2017 NHL Draft Rankings – Final List

With only one day left until the 2017 NHL Draft and all the final lists now released, it’s time for a look at the aggregate draft rankings. Outlets included in these rankings: HockeyProspect.com McKeen’s Hockey Bob...

Leafs Links: Lamoriello and McPhee in trade talks; Brian Boyle discusses possibility of returning...

Brian Boyle discusses his future and interest in a return to Toronto, Chris Johnston and Darren Dreger weigh up the price for the Maple Leafs to acquire a defenceman, Johnston reports that the Leafs...

Leafs Links: Are both Sami Vatanen and Josh Manson off the table?; Pierre McGuire’s...

Darren Dreger is convinced Sami Vatanen is off limits, Pierre McGuire suggests Vegas should look at claiming and signing Matt Hunwick, Episode 32 of the Battle of Ontario, and more in the links. The Battle...

Leafs Links: Don’t be surprised if Toronto Maple Leafs make a splash to take...

Elliotte Friedman suggests the Toronto Maple Leafs could have something big in store as they look to take advantage of the expansion draft situation and two years of cap flexibility, the Insiders discuss William...