European Prospects Toronto Maple Leafs Should Sign

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Int’l Hockey Crowd (s.yume – Flickr) []Jakub Jerabek, Czech Republic

Another undrafted free agent, Jerabek is a true offensive defence man who also takes care of things in his own end. He has a great first pass out of the defensive zone and great vision and smarts to go along with filthy playmaking skills from the point. He finished the year with 19 goals and 30 assists in 58 games played with HC Plzen while wearing the Assistant Captain patch.

Jerabek was captain of Czech Republic in U-20 World Junior Championship and produced tremendously, scoring one goal and adding seven assists in seven games played.

He could quarterback any AHL power play and could be the sixth defence man used on the power play in the NHL next year and should be a hot commodity when Free Agency opens this summer.

Next: #2 Left Wing Artemi Panarin, SKA St. Petersburg, Russia