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Porter’s Weekly Leafland Talk:The Leafs Need Two First Round Draft Picks

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Leafs GM Brian Burke has said he wants Tavares, but this isn't the best choice.

Instead, the Leafs need to pick up two first round draft choices and develop an offensive one-two punch.

Some could argue that the Leafs could pick Tavares and get another forward in next year's draft, but the problem is next year's draft isn't nearly as deep and the Leafs may not have that great of a pick in the 2010 draft.

So why do the Leafs need two forwards?

A good team needs a one two punch. Pittsburgh has Crosby and Malkin and the Capitals have Ovechkin and Semin.

The Leafs will need to trade away Thomas Kaberle to get the pick and will probably need to part with their 2010 first round pick to ob...

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