Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect Update for April 2024

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Overseas Prospects

Nikita Grebyonkin

Nikita Grebyonkin is a 22-year-old left-shooting winger from Serov, Russia. He is 6'2", 192 Lbs, and is showing a ton of improvement over last season. Grebyonkin registered 19 goals and 22 assists for 41 points in 67 games for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the KHL.

Grebyonkin is another prospect currently unsigned for next season. The Leafs drafted Grebyonkin in the 5th round of the 2022 NHL draft with the 135th overall pick. He has looked good in his second KHL season, so we'll see if he's impressed Leafs management enough to get signed to an entry-level contract (ELC).

Artur Akhtyamov

Artur Akhtyamov is a 22-year-old goaltender from Kazan, Russia. He is 6'1", 168 Lbs, and had great numbers this season. Akhtyamov posted an overall record of 16-12-4 with four shutouts in 36 games split between Neftyanik Almetievsk (VHL) and Ak Bars Kazan (KHL). He finished the season with a 2.22 GAA and a .924 SV% overall.

Akhtyamov is under contract until the end of the 2025-26 season for $851,667 a season. The Leafs drafted Akhtyamov in the 4th round of the 2020 NHL draft with the 106th overall pick. It will be interesting to see if he makes the jump to North America next season to play for the Toronto Marlies in the AHL.

Semyon Der-Argchintsev

Semyon Der-Arguchintsev is a 23-year-old right-shooting center from Moskva, Russia. He is 5'10", 172 Lbs, and is on loan to Traktor Chelyabinsk in the KHL. Der-Arguchintsev registered 17 goals and 17 assists for 34 points in 53 games. He has ten points in 13 playoff games.


Der-Arguchintsev is not under contract, but the Leafs own his rights until the end of next season. The Leafs drafted Der-Arguchintsev in the 3rd round of the 2018 NHL draft with the 76th overall pick. After two seasons with the Toronto Marlies, Der-Arguchintsev decided to go back to Russia. He will play for Traktor Chelyabinsk next season.