Top Leafs Outside the NHL: #7 Jeremy Bracco

Bracco is one of the more interesting names on this list. He’s long been considered one of the better offensive options in the system for the Leafs, excelling as a playmaker and power play specialist, but he hasn’t really evolved his game in any meaningful way that would encourage the Leafs to give him a look in the NHL. He’s coming off an interesting year that included a trade request and then an extended personal absence from the team and now as a 23 year old pending restricted free agent, the Leafs will have to make a decision on what they are going to do with Bracco.
In 2015 the Leafs started off the evening right by drafting Mitch Marner. Then we were treated to a bizarre run of picks which led to Mathew Barzal, Travis Konecny, Kyle Connor, and Brock Boeser all sliding in the draft. The Leafs were scheduled to pick at 24 and would have been able to select Travis Konecny. The Leafs wanted Travis Dermott so began trading down. In their deal with the Flyers for the 24th overall pick they’d use to select Travis Konecny, the Leafs picked up the 61 …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Jeremy Bracco has been recalled from the Marlies

Welcome to the Jeremy Bracco era. Maybe?

According to the Maple Leafs’ official PR account, Bracco has been recalled from the Marlies as Trevor Moore remains injured. Moore, who has played in just one game since being activated from the Injured Reserve, was scratched from today’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. It isn’t known yet if he’ll be back in action right away or if he’ll need another stint on the IR.

Maple Leafs forward Trevor Moore is unavailable for today’s game. His status will be updated after the game.
Forward Jeremy Bracco has been recalled from the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) December 23, 2019

So, could we see Bracco in the lineup sometime soon? It’s hard to say. The Leafs have today’s game against Carolina and then they’ll be off for the NHL’s Christmas break until Dec. 27. Maybe Moore is good to go by that time. Maybe he isn’t. We saw the team make a bunch of paper transactions due to minor injuries recently, as both Timothy Liljegren and Adam Brooks were recalled, but neither made it …

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Author: Cam Lewis / The Leafs Nation