Toronto Maple Leafs: 2018 NHL Draft Player Rankings

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Toronto Maple Leafs
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Raw but talented

Average Ranking: 26.33

"“Still viewed as raw, but talented. There is potential to add weight and strength to an already solid frame. His skill set isn’t always on display, but it is present and as he grows into his body, Miller could turn into a sneaky late first-round pick” (Sam Cosentino, Sportsnet)"

Minnesota has been a hotbed for top draft prospects over the last little while. The Hopkins, MN. native Miller is another case of a guy who could become a big contributor to an NHL franchise.

The big-bodied defender is set to play for the University of Wisconsin next season. In the meantime, he is getting reps with the USNTDP and the U.S. National Under-18 Team.

In all competition, Miller has 29 points in 46 games. He’s got the ideal build and will be a name to keep an eye on as the draft nears.

Average Ranking: 28.33

"“Small, dynamic right-shot defender needs to thicken up and improve positioning to handle stronger players but knows how to create offense.”"

Although Addison is one of the smallest defenders available in the draft, he does possess that right-handed shot every team covets in today’s NHL.

He has the offensive kick that helps the cause as well. His 47 points in 46 games are fourth-best in the WHL among defencemen and third-best on Lethbridge.