Prospect Roundup: New blood, Lehtonen stays hot, bye bye Bracco

The Leafs had several prospects with their seasons already underway prior to the draft, and seven of their 12 selections this week were added to that list. Perhaps it’s coincidence, or perhaps it was a calculated plan, but for the most part the Leafs managed to avoid the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming seasons for prospects in leagues such as the OHL, WHL, and USHL. For more on their newest crop of prospects, check out my breakdown of the Leafs’ 2020 draft class.
Toronto Maple Leafs 2020 NHL draft recap

We’ve all been ultra focused on the draft and who the Leafs would be adding to their prospect pool, so let’s get caught up on some guys who have been in the Leafs system for a little while longer.

Mikko Lehtonen – LHD – Jokerit (KHL)
When we last checked in with Lehtonen, he was off to a hot start with seven points through Jokerit’s first six games. Fast forward a week and he is just getting hotter. In two games since then, the undrafted free agent signing has added another five points and is now up to six goals and six assists through just eight contests. It’s looking more and …

Read More

Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation

Recommended Posts