The Toronto Maple Leafs Best Options with the 23rd Pick

There is no shortage of players potentially available for the Leafs with the 23rd overall pick
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Assuming they don't make a trade, the Toronto Maple Leafs will pick 23rd tonight at the NHL Entry Draft.

It's the 2024 NHL Entry Draft, a day in which teams can alter the course of their trajectory with the right move, getting bragging rights to the league's future best. After picking Easton Cowan last year, the Toronto Maple Leafs will be looking to hit another home-run.

This year's presumptive first pick is Macklin Celebrini of Boston University, widely expected to go first overall to the San Jose Sharks.

The Chicago Blackhawks at second overall have reportedly being heavily linked to both Michigan State Defenseman Artyom Levshunov and SKA St. Petersburg Winger Ivan Demidov.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a lot of options with the 23rd overall pick. There's a good chance of a strong talent being there at their draft position. Last year, Toronto went off the board a good bit, selecting Easton Cowan 28th overall. No major outlet ranked Cowan as a first rounder, and I myself had him ranked 60th.

This year, Toronto should have more clear options at 23. I thought the easiest way to put them out was to give quck blurbs as a scout, giving to readers a quick summary as to what I would be saying if I was in the Toronto Maple Leafs scouting room.

Here are 23 options for the Toronto Maple Leafs with the 23rd overall pick.