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01-28-2013, 01:15 PM
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2008 Draft bore little fruit for the Toronto Maple Leafs

With interim GM Cliff Fletcher at the helm (prior the arrival of Brian Burke) the Toronto Maple Leafs made eight selections at the 2008 NHL-Entry Draft including a coveted top-10 selection.

The mantra at the time for Fletcher was to add more size and skill to the Maple Leafs system. They did so by adding eight players who all measured in at over 6'2 feet. Fletcher swung for the fences on a few picks, and made a move to secure a top-five selection which would end up being tough-stay-at-home defender Luke Schenn.

Fletcher selected players from a mix of positions and various leagues.… read more


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