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Some people asked just for the leafs pairs, so here you go! 

ROOKIE FAMILIES 2016-17

(sorry I’m literally 7 months late)

Thanks to @softmarner and @typaulseguin for their help with the Leafs rookies!  (go follow them they’re all super awesome) 

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2016-2017 Post with the Hawks part too

Maple Leafs Name Meanings
  • So, I love both the Leafs and name meanings, so here are the name meanings of the current leafs roster, in the order they are listed on the official roster.
  • Bozak, Tyler: "tiler of roofs"
  • Brown, Connor: variant of Conor, "dog lover" or "wolf lover"
  • Gauthier, Frederik: variant of Frederick, "peaceful ruler"
  • Hyman, Zach: short form of Zachary, derived from Zacharias, "God remembers"
  • Kadri, Nazem: "organizer"
  • Komarov, Leo: "lion"
  • Leivo, Josh: short form of Joshua, "God is salvation"
  • Marner, Mitchell: derived from Michael, "Who is like God?"
  • Martin, Matt: short form of Matthew, "gift of God"
  • Matthews, Auston: variant of Austin, ultimately derived from Augustus, "great" or "venerable"
  • Nylander, William: derived from Germanic name elements wil and helm, meaning "will, desire" and "helmet, protection" respectively
  • Smith, Ben: short form of Benjamin, "son of the south" or "son of the right hand"
  • Soshnikov, Nikita: Russian form of Niketas, "winner, victor"
  • van Riemsdyk, James: derived from Jacob, "holder of the heel" or "supplanter"
  • Carrick, Connor: variant of Conor, "dog lover" or "wolf lover"
  • Corrado, Frank: name from the Germanic tribe, the Franks; or, a short form of Francis, "Frenchman"
  • Gardiner, Jake: variant of Jack, derived from John, "God is gracious;" or, short form of Jacob, "holder of the heel" or "supplanter"
  • Hunwick, Matt: short form of Matthew, "gift of God"
  • Marincin, Martin: name from the Roman god Mars
  • Polak, Roman: "Roman"
  • Rielly, Morgan: "sea circle"
  • Zaitsev, Nikita: Russian form of Niketas, "winner, victor"
  • Andersen, Frederik: variant of Frederick, "peaceful ruler"
  • McElhinney, Curtis: "courteous"