Maple Leafs unveil 100 top players list ahead of home opener

Oct 14 2016, 6:52 pm

Who is the best Toronto Maple Leafs player of all-time?

In anticipation for Saturday’s home opener, the Maple Leafs unveiled ‘The Hundred,’ a list of the top 100 players in the organization’s history.

Coming in at #1 on the list of Leafs greats is Dave Keon, who played 1062 games in 15 seasons in Toronto, collecting 858 points. Keon also won four Stanley Cups with the Leafs, and served as captain for six seasons.

Rounding out the top five is Syl Apps, Ted Kennedy, Darryl Sittler, and the Leafs’ all-time scoring leader Mats Sundin.

There are three active players on the list. Phil Kessel comes in at No. 48, Dion Phaneuf is No. 88, and the only current Leaf, James van Riemsdyk, ends off the list.

There’s a couple of young players on the Leafs now who could find their way onto this list someday, none more prominent than Auston Matthews, who had four goals in his NHL debut.

The Leafs host the Boston Bruins in their first home on Saturday (7 pm, CBC), searching for their first win of the season.

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