Borje Salming’s arrival in North America four decades ago marked the beginning of Sweden’s imprint on the Toronto Maple Leafs.
In recent years that legacy of Swedish talent continues on the blueline with the Leafs.
Scout Thommie Bergman’s influence has seen Toronto draft Carl Gunnarsson, Anton Stralman, Petter Granberg, and Viktor Loov .
And as Granberg closes in on an opportunity to make the big club you can add Tom Nilsson to that list as well.
Nilsson was taken in the 4th round in 2011 and comes to North America at age 21 having […]