Leafs announce protected list for expansion draft

30 NHL teams have announced their protected lists for the NHL expansion draft. The Vegas Golden Knights will select from the pool of available players on Wednesday, June 21.

The Leafs have protected: forwards Tyler Bozak, Connor Brown, Nazem Kadri, Leo Komarov, Josh Leivo (pictured), Matt Martin and James van Riemsdyk; defencemen Connor Carrick, Jake Gardiner and Morgan Rielly; and goaltender Frederik Andersen.

Toronto’s full list of protected, and available, players is as follows: