NHL Draft

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Coverage of the NHL Entry Draft and draft prospects.

2024 NHL Draft: Early season standouts

The season is just getting started in each country, and there has been a pair of noteworthy international tournaments that contained most of the top prospects mentioned in the earlier watch list: the Hlinka Gretzky is the big one.

2024 NHL Draft: A way too early watch list

Looking ahead to the 2024 NHL draft to talk about some of the top names, and all of the many interesting defensemen who could be first rounders.

Early Thoughts on Toronto's Drafting

The 2023 NHL draft is now over, and we know the three players that the Maple Leafs selected. I've read some scouting reports and watched some highlights. I wanted to share my early thoughts.

With the 185th pick in the 2023 Entry Draft, the Maple Leafs select Noah Chadwick

With their final pick in the draft, barring last minute trades, the Maple Leafs drafted Noah Chadwick.

With the 153rd pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft, the Maple Leafs select Hudson Malinoski

Hudson Malinoski is a centre from Saskatoon. He has not played in the WHL, instead opting for the AJHL for a year to allow him to go the NCAA route. He is committed to Providence College for next season. Like any prospect at this stage, that makes him a long-term

Round one recap

All the first round picks from the 2023 NHL Entry Draft with highlights for each player.

With the 28th pick in the 2023 Entry Draft, the Maple Leafs select Easton Cowan

The Toronto Maple Leafs kept their 28th overall pick after all, and used it to select Easton Cowan from the London Knights.

2023 NHL Draft Preview & How to Watch

Previewing the 2023 NHL draft that starts tonight on June 28th, plus providing more information on the draft you may want to know.

Toronto Maple Leafs 2023 draft picks & history

All the Maple Leafs 2023 NHL draft picks. Ones they have, ones they traded away, and who they picked in these spots.

How Can the Maple Leafs Trade Down from 28 at the NHL Draft?

Brad Treliving has a history of trading down at the draft, and there are a few teams that seem like reasonable candidates to trade up to get the 28th overall pick.

2023 NHL Draft Profiles: Goalies

Looking at ten of the best goalie prospects available in this year's draft who I would be interested in for Toronto's later picks, or if they trade down.

2023 NHL Draft Profiles: Overagers

Looking at some of the better overage options still eligible in the 2023 NHL draft, including 5 forwards and 5 defensemen, who could be interesting late round picks.

2023 NHL Draft Profiles: Honourable Mentions

Looking at some honourable mentions who didn't make the final cut for a full profile, but includes 12 prospects I still like for Toronto's picks in the 2023 NHL draft.

Bob McKenzie's final draft rankings changed a lot

Bob McKenzie's final rankings just came out, and it changed quite a lot. Looking at what prospects rose, fell, and what it means for who might be available where Toronto will pick in the 2023 NHL Draft.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Vojtech Port

Looking at Vojtech Port, a Czech offensive defenseman playing on the worst team in the WHL last year who may go under the radar as a late round steal.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Timur Mukhanov

Looking at the small but real fun Russian forward Timur Mukhanov, and if he's worth a roll of the dice by the Maple Leafs with their later round picks.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Beckett Hendrickson

Looking at Beckett Hendrickson, an underrated playmaker from the US national development squad, as a later round pick for the Maple Leafs.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Felix Nilsson

Looking at the potential hidden gem that is Felix Nilsson, and his stellar metrics in Sweden's junior league this season. He would make an ideal late round pick for Toronto.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Matthew Mania

Looking at the underrated defenseman Matthew Mania and why he is a perfect later round swing for the Maple Leafs if he falls that far.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Caden Price

Looking at the enigmatic defenseman Caden Price, and his potential as a bounce back prospect who Toronto could draft in the second or third round.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Martin Mišiak

Looking at the hard working two-way center Martin Mišiak from Slovakia, and his potential as a trade down target candidate for the Maple Leafs in the second or third round.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Aydar Suniev

Looking at the big power forward Aydar Suniev, and his potential as a trade down target candidate for the Maple Leafs in the second or third round.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Gracyn Sawchyn

Looking at the speedy and skilled Gracyn Sawchyn, and his potential as a trade down target candidate for the Maple Leafs in the second or third round.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Tanner Molendyk

Looking at the brilliant skating two-way defenseman Tanner Molendyk, his potential upside, and if he would make for a good pick for the Maple Leafs at 28th overall.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Daniil But

Looking at the towering Daniil But, his surprising skill for such a big guy and if the Maple Leafs should draft him high.
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