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Who do you want the Leafs to draft at #17?

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2017 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
Pick a prospect out of the pic.
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Last year was so much easier. Even with all the talk of how hard it is to pick between one and two this year, which is more real than last year’s talk, it’s still just two guys. You can just flip a coin. But there are so many potential choices at 17.

There are so many, in fact, that we made a table to keep up with the lack of consensus out there.

We’ve done some profiles of names on this list, and with just over a month to go before the draft, what do you think right now?

Research Material

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 draft target: Nick Suzuki is everyone’s favourite sleeper - Pension Plan Puppets
Nick Suzuki’s numbers should garner your attention, plus he’s a versatile all-situations forward.

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 NHL Draft Target: Meet Swedish standout Lias Andersson - Pension Plan Puppets
A dazzling, tenacious forward with production should get attention in the first round.

Is Kailer Yamamoto Too Good For the Leafs to Pass Up? - Pension Plan Puppets
Stop me if you’ve heard this before. There’s this brilliant offensive winger, but he’s small.

Why the Leafs should draft Nicolas Hague - Fulemin
A supersize defender who should get serious consideration.

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 Draft Target: Cal Foote - Pension Plan Puppets
Will this right-shooting defenceman be Toronto’s first round pick?

2017 NHL Draft: The Story of Ryan Poehling - Pension Plan Puppets
Measuring the potential of a draft prospect is not easy.

2017 NHL Draft target: Meet Kristian Vesalainen, MVP of the U-18 tournament - Pension Plan Puppets
Auston Matthews won MVP of the 2015 U-18 Tournament. Could the Leafs add the 2017 winner to join him?

Scouting the 2017 NHL Draft: A shoulder injury could drop Klim Kostin into the Lightning’s range - Raw Charge
Steve Yzerman has been known to take a chance or two in the first round.

2017 NHL Draft Profile: Red Wings in dire need for a defenseman like Juuso Valimaki - Winging It In Motown
Now that the Draft Lottery has come and gone, it’s time to start getting a lay of the land in terms of potential 1st-round picks for the Red Wings. While it was disappointing for many fans for the...

Tell us who you want the Leafs to pick in the first round this year. Not all of these players will be available at 17th, of course, but some of them will be. If you don’t see your favourite here, tell us who it is.


Who do you want the Leafs to pick at 17th overall?

This poll is closed

  • 2%
    Elias Pettersson
    (31 votes)
  • 1%
    Michael Rasmussen
    (15 votes)
  • 2%
    Lias Andersson
    (30 votes)
  • 1%
    Klim Kostin
    (14 votes)
  • 1%
    Ryan Poehling
    (18 votes)
  • 13%
    Juuso Valimaki
    (153 votes)
  • 4%
    Kristian Vesalainen
    (50 votes)
  • 30%
    Cal Foote
    (357 votes)
  • 2%
    Kailer Yamamoto
    (28 votes)
  • 6%
    Nick Suzuki
    (74 votes)
  • 19%
    Nicolas Hague
    (230 votes)
  • 11%
    Eric Brannstrom
    (132 votes)
  • 3%
    Someone else
    (42 votes)
1174 votes total Vote Now