Toronto Maple Leafs’ All-Time 10 Most Offensive Defensemen

April 5th, 2011 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
Although you would be hard pressed to find him on any top 10 lists, Harry Cameron is considered to be the first truly offensive defense man that ever played for Toronto.

While playing 105 games over the course of six seasons as part of the Toronto Arenas, Blueshirts and the Toronto St Patricks, Cameron scored an amazing 71 goals and 45 assists for 116 points.

Those numbers projected over a modern schedule of 82 games would give him 543.5 points with 332 goals in just six full seasons (492 games), and would easily make him the most offensive defense man in not only the history of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization but possibly the history of the NHL as well.

Alas, this is a ranking of overall numbers and Harry Cameron is no where close to the top ten in the grand scheme of things.

The latest and greatest in a long line of offensive defense men that the Toronto Maple Leafs have iced over the years is Tomas Kaberle.

Of course we all know that Kaberle was traded to the Boston Bruins a week before the 2011 trade deadline. Kaberle certainly made his mark offensively for the Leafs and though he was often criticized for his seeming u ...

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