Maple Leafs' Day 2 selections

MIKE ZEISBERGER, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 12:30 PM ET

KENNY RYAN RW

Round 2, Overall: 50

6-foot, 204 lbs.

Born: Franklin Village, Mich.

2008-09 stats: 21 goals, 20 assists, 41 points, 44 PIM with U.S. under-18s

Of note: Was neighbour of NHL defenceman Jack Johnson for a couple of years ... Father was a linebacker at Notre Dame ... Leaning toward going to Boston College, where Leaf prospect Jimmy Hayes played last season ... Could opt for Windsor too.

JESSE BLACKER D

Round 2, Overall: 58

6-foot-1, 190 lbs.

Born: Toronto

2008-09 stats: 4-17-21, 54 PIM with Windsor Spitfires (OHL)

Of note: Grew up playing on outdoor rinks of Riverdale in Toronto ... Could have breakout year with Windsor with the prospects of more playing time.

JAMIE DEVANE LW

Round 3, Overall: 68

6-foot-4, 215 lbs.

Born: Mississauga

2008-09 stats: 5-12-17, 92 PIM with Plymouth (OHL)

Of note: Averaged almost 1.5 PIM per game ... Mark Seidel, chief scout of North American Central Scouting, calls him "the toughest kid in the OHL ... Likes and enjoys to fight."

ERIC KNODEL D

Round 5, Overall: 128

6-foot-6, 216 lbs.

Born: West Chester, Pa.

2008-09 stats: 13-32-45, 30 PIM

Of note: One of the tallest players taken in draft ... Expected to play in the USHL next season for Des Moines.

JERRY D'AMIGO RW

Round 6, Overall: 158

5-foot-10, 196 lbs.

Born: Binghamton, N.Y.

2008-09 stats: 19-24-43, 53 PIM with U.S. under-18s.

Of note: Will attend RPI next year "which shows he has a very high IQ," general manager Brian Burke said.

BARRON SMITH D

Round 7, Overall: 188

6-foot-4, 195 lbs.

Born: Hinsdale, Ill.

2008-09 stats: 0-2-2, 57 PIM with Peterborough Petes.

Of note: Son of former NHLer Steve Smith.


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