On This Day June 13th.

June 13: On this day in 1968, the Leafs drafted one player in the Amateur Draft, defenseman Brad Selwood. By 1970, Selwood was ready for the NHL and played 100 games for the Leafs over two seasons while developing steadily. Like several other Leaf players of the time, Selwood was lured away by the rival WHA in 1972 and never played another game for the Leafs.

June 13: On this day in 1987, the Maple Leafs made Luke Richardson their first round draft choice, number 7 overall. Richardson jumped right into the NHL from Junior and struggled on the Leaf blueline for four seasons before being traded in a big deal with Edmonton in 1991. He was dealt back to the Leafs at the trade deadline in 2006 by Columbus as a seasoned and veteran of well over 1,000 NHL games. Altogether, Luke played 299 regular season games as a Leaf. He also played 7 playoff games in which he failed to register a point.

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