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Leafs Announce Prospect Development Camp Roster

The Leafs have just released their 2018 Prospect Development Camp Roster, as per LeafsPR. I’ve highlighted the 2018 draft picks, of which Semyon Kizimov  is the only draftee not to attend. This probably isn’t too big a surprise, but it’s encouraging that other Russian prospects Nikolai Chebykin and Vladislav Kara are making the trip over. Notable…

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Leafs Geeks Podcast – Leafs Draft Review

Cam Robinson from Dobber Prospects joins us this week to break down the Leafs’ 2018 Draft. As always you can find the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google Play, and most other podcast apps. 1:22 – 1st Round: Rasmus Sandin (5’11 LHD) 12:55 – 2nd Round: Sean Durzi (6’0 RHD) 19:46 – 3rd Round: Semyon Der-Arguchinstev (5’10 C)…

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156th pick becomes the Leafs’, and they take Pontus Holmberg

After a trade, the Leafs have nabbed a pick to get Pontus Holmberg from Vaxjo in Sweden. #Sabres trade 156th overall to #Leafs for a 2019 6th rounder. — Brennan Klak (@nhlupdate) June 23, 2018 Holmberg played most of the year in the 3rd tier men’s league in Sweden, Hockeyettan (Division 1), with VIK Västerås. He…

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Leafs take Filip Kral at 149th overall

The Leafs’ 5th pick at this year’s draft is Filip Kral of the Spokane Chiefs. This is the 4th defenseman that the Leafs have added in the draft. The Czech defenseman has already seen time in the Czech men’s league with HC Kometa Brno in 2016-17. In 2017-18, similar to Sandin, he made a early…

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The Leafs select Der-Arguchintsev with the 76th overall pick

The third round selection for the Leafs, which was picked up from trading down their 25th pick to 29th, has been made. The player is Semyon Der-Arguchintsev from the Peterborough Petes. While it’s tough to project how good a 3rd round selection may be, this pick seems like an intelligent risk to take. He had…

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Maybe Later: Linus Nyman

The first round of the draft completed last night and we saw the Leafs __________. Today, the later rounds of the draft will have their selections made, and the Leafs have a lot more work to do. Succeeding in the first round is hard, but pulling in NHL talent in the later rounds is even…

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Leafs Take Rasmus Sandin With Their First Round Pick

After a number of players slid in the draft, it seemed the Leafs would have their pick of a number of strong options. They did Leafs fans right by trading down and picking up a solid pick at #76th overall from the Blues. At 29th overall the Leafs selected Rasmus Sandin, a defenseman from the…