Topi Niemela is a star waiting to shine

Published November 21, 2021 at 0:41

The Maple Leafs selected Topi Niemela in the 3rd round after trading down with the Ottawa Senators and everything that's happened since has made this seem like an amazing decision.

Niemela is currently 3rd in Liiga in points and 1st for defensemen with 20 points in 23 games. He's also scoring at a rate never seen by a 19 year old.

Here are some videos about why Leafs fans should be excited:

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