Maple Leafs Prospect Breaks OHL Record Set By Connor McDavid

Graham Montgomery
March 2, 2024  (6:38 PM)

Toronto Maple Leafs center prospect Easton Cowan
Photo credit: Dobber Prospects

Easton Cowan was a surprise selection when the Toronto Maple Leafs picked him in the 1st round last summer. However, he has since proved that the team was right to pick him where they did.

Cowan Breaks McDavid's Scoring Record With Short-Handed Goal

The 19-year-old center has been playing in the OHL this season after he turned heads with his play at Leafs training camp. He is up to 30 goals and 80 points in 46 games with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. last night, he scored his 30th goal of the season, extending his active point streak to 28 games.
#LeafsForever prospect Easton Cowan extends his point streak to 28 games with his 30th goal of the season. It's his 7th shorthanded goal of the year. He is up to 80 points in 46 games.

Cowan's 28-game point streak puts him among the longest in OHL history. Notably, he now has a longer streak than NHL stars Connor McDavid and Alex DeBrincat, both of whom recorded 27-game streaks in their OHL careers.
Easton Cowan is unstoppable on the penalty kill 🥵
The @MapleLeafs prospect scores shorthanded to extend his point streak to 28 games, passing Connor McDavid and Alex DeBrincat for the second-longest this decade 📊

Brad Treliving Confirms Cowan Is Off The Table In Trade Negotiations

The 19-year-old prospect has been the subject of some trade rumors this season as the Leafs look to buy at the trade deadline. If the team is looking to make major moves, top prospects often are part of the return going the other way. While the Leafs may be open to trading some of their prospects, general manager Brad Treliving has made it clear that Cowan is not available.
Who are the «Untouchable» prospects at the trade deadline?

While no one is truly untouchable, guys such as Easton Cowan (#LeafsForever), Simon Edvinsson (#LGRW), and Alexander Nikishin (#CauseChaos) are all going to be tough to pry from their clubs!

That being said, the Leafs are still bound to make some big moves at the deadline. Be sure to stay tuned when those trades inevitably start coming in.
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Maple Leafs Prospect Breaks OHL Record Set By Connor McDavid

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