Leafs have 10 picks in the draft, just not the pick we wanted

Well, the draft lottery came and went as expected. There was a 12.5% chance of happiness, and in true Leafs fashion, Toronto managed to come close enough to bring only pain…

leafs lottery ball rimming out set to my heart will go on (recorder version) pic.twitter.com/ncmimBGtZc
— dirtbag daddy (@dirtbag_daddi) August 11, 2020

Ah, nevertheless. Instead the Leafs traded the 13th overall pick, so they could unload Patrick Marleau and sign Marner to a contract to a contract that I will comfortably call “a little much.”
The good news in all of this is that the Leafs seem to draft well across the draft now that the keen eyes of Mark Hunter have departed. And with 10 picks in a deep draft, the Leafs have the potential to make the best of things…

Round
Overall Pick
Original Owner of Pick

2nd Round
45th Overall

4th Round
106th Overall

4th Round
118th Overall*
Golden Knights Pick

5th Round
149th Overall*
Golden Knights Pick

6th Round
168th Overall

6th Round
178th Overall*
Hurricanes Pick

6th Round
184th Overall*
Avalanche Pick

7th Round
189th Overall
Sharks Pick

7th Round
195th Overall
Jets Pick

7th Round
216th Overall*
Blues Pick

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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