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Eemeli Rasanen of the Kingston Frontenacs. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

Grading the Toronto Maple Leafs’ OHL selections in the 2017 NHL Draft

Since Mark Hunter left the OHL’s London Knights to join the Toronto Maple Leafs' front office staff in 2015, the Leafs have averaged three...

2017 NHL Draft: Toronto Maple Leafs Pick List

The 2017 NHL Draft is in the books and the Toronto Maple Leafs came away with seven new prospects, with a clear emphasis placed...

Fedor Gordeev: An interview with Flint Firebirds head coach Ryan Oulahen

In the fifth round of the 2017 draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected their second manatee-sized defenceman of the day in the six-foot-six Fedor...

Ryan O’Connell selected 203rd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With their final pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected left-shot defenceman Ryan O'Connell of St. Andrew's College. The 6'1,...

Ryan McGregor selected 172nd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 172nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected winger Ryan McGregor of the Sarnia Sting. The...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Timothy Liljegren selected 17th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 17th overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected right-shot defenceman Timothy Liljegren. Originally considered a surefire...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Conor Timmins

Conor Timmins – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Soo Greyhounds defenceman Conor Timmins is one of the fastest risers in the 2017 NHL Draft class. With a September 18 birthdate, Timmins missed the...

Analyzing NHL Draft Pick Value: Can a draft really be “weak” after the first...

When the Toronto Maple Leafs traded for Brian Boyle at the deadline this season, I posed a question: When is buying worth it? Should...

Isaac Ratcliffe – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

2017 NHL Draft Profiles: Isaac Ratcliffe Isaac Ratcliffe – 6’6, 200-pound left winger from the Guelph Storm (OHL)Isaac Ratcliffe RankingsRanked #13 by Hockeyprospect.com Ranked #22 by...

Henri Jokiharju – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

One of four Finnish defencemen who could be selected inside the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft, Henri Jokiharju possesses many of the qualities associated with the "modern defenceman"...

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