6 College Free Agents The Toronto Maple Leafs Could Sign

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Over the next month or so, as teams are eliminated and NCAA seasons come to an end, there will be many players available to sign entry-level contracts in the NHL. College free agency is one of the many ways the Toronto Maple Leafs can replenish their prospect pipeline.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long history of tapping into the NCAA pool and for good reason. It is an easy way to help restock the cupboards without spending a draft pick to make it happen.

Trevor Moore is a great example from recent years, providing a ton of value to the Marlies as they won their calder cup championship in 2018.

Although he did not stick around long as a Maple Leaf after being shipped off to the Los Angeles Kings in a trade for Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford. That in and of itself is a great testament to the potential value of NCAA free agents. 

An older Leafs example would be Tyler Bozak who played as the Leafs top line center for many seasons alongside star winger Phil Kessel. Of course, many more NCAA free agents do not amount to much more than minor league contributors but regardless, there is value in that as well. 

This year, there are a few candidates that could prove to be useful NHL players and I am going to highlight a few that the Leafs could be in on. (All Stats and information via EliteProspects.com).