Part 4: Maple Leafs at the World Junior Hockey Championships

Soviet Union, NHL, IIHF, WJHC, Alexander Mogilny, Gary Robers, Toronto Maple Leafs

Former Leaf, Alexander Mogilny, dominated for the Soviet Union at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press)

Finally, it’s here. The top five former and current Toronto Maple Leafs that also represented their country at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. While the list included many current Leafs, the top five is constructed by five former players that wore blue and white. 

Now, while three of the names on the list should make sense, the number one player to play for both his country and the Leafs might surprise you. It was his offensive explosion at the tournament that helped him make a name for himself before entering the National Hockey League.

For the full list and the surprise number one, check out all four parts.

Former Maple Leafs Dominate Tournaments of Old – Published on The Hockey Writers

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