Nation Network recap of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft with Steve Dangle and Dimitri Filipovic

Steve Dangle
June 29 2014 06:20PM

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DRAFT RECAP! Steve Dangle of Leafs Nation (me) and Dimitri Filipovic from Canucks Army recap the action from Philadelphia and the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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Should The Leafs Pursue Ehrhoff?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 29 2014 10:40AM

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It's not often that the solution to one of your key problems lands into your lap, and this morning, that very scenario just happened. The Buffalo Sabres have used one of their two compliance buyouts on defenceman and alternate captain Christian Ehrhoff, which means he will hit unrestricted free agency on Tuesday. But is he somebody the Leafs should pick up?

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Leafs Select Pierre Engvall in 7th Round

Justin Fisher
June 28 2014 11:27AM

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With their last pick in the draft, the Leafs selected Swedish winger Pierre Engvall out of Frolunda's J20 SuperElit team. At 6'4, 190lbs, Toronto waited until the 7th round, 188th overall to draft size - and they'll be getting some skill to go along with it.

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Leafs Stocking Up on American Forwards, Take Nolan Vesey in 6th Round

Justin Fisher
June 28 2014 10:58AM

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Apparently, Dave Morrison was a big fan of American junior league players this year. 

To go along with USHL picks J.J. Piccinich and Dakota Joshua, the Leafs selected 6'0, 190lb left winger Nolan Vesey with their 6th round pick, 158th overall.

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Leafs Trade Gunnarsson For Polak

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 28 2014 10:39AM

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Hey, the Leafs finally did it! They made a multi-asset trade to grab immediate help! That is, if you consider a slight downgrade, retained salary, and giving up a draft pick "immediate help". In a surprise move, the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Carl Gunnarsson and a 4th round pick for Roman Polak. Toronto will also retain $200,000 in Gunnarsson's Salary.

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