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Coverage of the NHL Entry Draft and draft prospects.
Looking at Bob McKenzie's mid-season ranking update that just dropped, and talking about my favourite prospects who look like they could be available to Toronto.
Looking at some of the top performing prospects at the recent World Junior A Challenge from Canada, Sweden and the USA.
The QMJHL has not had a good run the past few years, as far as churning out a quality or quantity of picks. While it's been trending that way for the past few years, that just means scouting prospects there means looking for some diamonds in the rough.
With their final pick in the draft, barring last minute trades, the Maple Leafs drafted Noah Chadwick.
Hudson Malinoski is a centre from Saskatoon. He has not played in the WHL, instead opting for the AJHL for a year to allow him to go the NCAA route. He is committed to Providence College for next season. Like any prospect at this stage, that makes him a long-term
The Toronto Maple Leafs kept their 28th overall pick after all, and used it to select Easton Cowan from the London Knights.
Brad Treliving has a history of trading down at the draft, and there are a few teams that seem like reasonable candidates to trade up to get the 28th overall pick.