Leafs Select Pierre Engvall in 7th Round

(Photo: www.hockeysverige.se) 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.

Leafs Trade Gunnarsson For Polak

#480678999 / gettyimages.com 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…


Dakota Joshua selected by Leafs in 5th Round

(Photo: www.sfstampede.com) With their 5th round pick, 128th overall, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Dakota Joshua of the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede. Joshua is a 6’2, 182lbs centre with some offensive skill. 


J.J. Piccinich selected by Leafs with 103rd Pick

Photo: www.youngstownphantoms.com With their 4th round pick the Leafs looked to the USHL, selecting right winger J.J. Piccinich of the Youngstown Phantoms. Piccinich scored 27 goals and 58 points in 60 games this year, good for second in team scoring and 13th in the USHL. Piccinich stands at 5’11 and weighs 190lbs.

Leafs trade Carl Gunnarsson and 94th pick to St. Louis for Roman Polak

#455665575 / gettyimages.com The Leafs have traded defenceman Carl Gunnarsson and the 94th pick overall to the St. Louis Blues for defenceman Roman Polak. I’m at the draft right now and when the trade was announced it was dead silent… Well, except for the guy behind me who yelled “THAT’S A HORRIBLE TRADE!” loud enough…

Leafs Select William Nylander with 8th Overall Pick

Oh, the Leafs don’t draft skill? About that… With the 8th overall pick, the Leafs went all in on the ultra-skilled center William Nylander out of MODO of the Swedish Hockey League. Son of Michael, the young Nylander is an offensive force, and absolutely tore up the international circuit with 12 goals and 25 points in…