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A really busy week ends with the biggest day of the year

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Good morning Leafs fans! Today is the day that was usually our Stanley Cup, but no more! This year the Leafs pick 17th overall, and our Stanley Cup is now the first round of the playoffs! Improvements! I’m here with your draft guide for the day, so get ready to have knowledge jammed into your face.

2017 NHL Entry Draft Round One
Start time: 7:00PM
Broadcast: Sportsnet, NBCSN
Stream: Sportsnet Now!, NBC Sports App
Place: United Centre, Chicago

First off, you’ll want to know where teams picks, so you can check out our complete list of draft picks here.

If you just want the Leafs picks, you can check them out below:

Round one: 17th
Round two: 59th
Round three: 110th
Round four: 124th
Round five: 141st
Round six: 172nd
Round seven: 203rd

Of course, this is pending any trades that are made today or at the draft itself.

“Who could the Leafs pick?” You may be asking yourself. Well, here are some draft profiles we wrote up.

NHL Mock Draft 2017: Toronto Maple Leafs select Eeli Tolvanen with the 17th pick

Martin Necas is not the name on everyone’s lips for this draft

Maple Leafs Draft Target: Finnish Defenceman Juuso Valimaki

How Mad Would You Be if the Leafs Took A Tiny, Unranked Winger at #17 Overall?

2017 NHL Draft: The Story of Ryan Poehling

Pierre-Olivier Joseph: Is he really a sleeper?

2017 NHL Draft: Why the Leafs should draft Nicolas Hague

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 Draft Target: Cal Foote

We also have some other pieces you can read before the draft:

Bob McKenzie’s final draft rankings are out and you’ll never guess who is at 17th

2017 NHL Draft Rankings (#11-20)

Toronto Maple Leafs & the NHL Draft: Who fell to 17 in the past?

Top ranked goalies at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

There’s lots more in our NHL Draft hub to check out as well!

This is the big day folks, who will be the next Leafs first rounder to follow up Auston Matthews, Mitchell Marner, and William Nylander?