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Elite goal-scorer winger with all-star potential


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August 2020 – In Johnsson’s absence, Robertson secured a 3rd-line role with the Leafs within the playoffs/play-ins bubble and he is officially NHL-ready. He is fast enough to keep up, strong enough to handle battles on the boards, but most important his hard shot is on full display and he tallied his first goal in his third game. Like all rookies, he has room to improve his shot/pass selection and adapt to having less time to make moves than he was used to in junior, but earning that roster spot was the biggest step. His minutes are small for the time being, but barring any extreme gaffes its hard to imagine Robertson not being a Maple Leaf from now on. Hayden Soboleski


July 2020 – Robertson will be a member of the Maple Leafs’ expanded roster for the pandemic-adjusted 2020 play-in/playoffs. With winger Johnsson potentially still injured when play begins, he has a legitimate shot at an NHL try-out during the play-in series, and his results would strongly indicate whether or not he cracks the NHL roster next campaign. Once he grabs a spot, his talent level and cheap contract will be too enticing for the team to let go again so don’t get caught sleeping when he makes the jump. Hayden Soboleski


March 2020 – Are we over-updating this profile page? Maybe, but Robertson’s season has been nothing short of outstanding. His 55 goals in only 46 games led not just the OHL but all CHL leagues. Even more impressive is how lethal he is at even strength where 42 of those goals came. If the scoring itself  weren’t enough, he is averaging approximately 5 SOG/game and slightly under 1 PIM/game. He is a must-own fantasy commodity, however his age make him ineligible for the AHL so its NHL or back to the OHL in 2020-21. As a 5’9″, 161-lb forward he’ll have his work cut out for him, but others have succeeded and we’ve learned our lesson from doubting high-caliber players regardless of size. Hayden Soboleski


January 2020 – Robertson was among the to performers for Team USA as they were disappointingly eliminated in the quarterfinals.  He once again cemented the fact that he was a steal of a pick for Toronto at 53rd overall, and that he will surely be in the running for a pro roster spot next season (or earlier, should his OHL season end early enough to allow a tryout period). Hayden Soboleski

December 2019 – Surprising no one after such a hot start to the campaign, Robertson will represent Team USA at the WJC and projects to be an important piece on a competitive roster. His 23 goals in 22 OHL games is top-5 in league scoring and in early WJC competition he already has 3 points in 2 matchups. Teams are surely regretting passing on him in the 1st Round of the 2019 Entry Draft, and he should be considered a high-priced prospect in long-term fantasy leagues. Hayden Soboleski

October 2019 – Three updates in two months is rarely necessary, but Robertson’s amazing start to the season warrants it. He is among the OHL leaders in points and goals, currently sitting at 20 and 12, respectively. This includes (but isn’t overly inflated by) six powerplay points, where the Petes are clicking offensively thanks to him and fellow Leafs draft pick Semyon Der-Argunchintsev who are lighting it up together. Hayden Soboleski

September 2019 – That was quick. Following training camp, the Leafs have signed Robertson to a 3-year ELC. Hayden Soboleski

September 2019 – As expected, Robertson has been assigned to the OHL for the 2019-20 season after a very brief Leafs training camp appearance. He was not expected to last long, but last year’s effort by SDA that earned him a contract showed us that the Leafs can be persuaded to keep youngsters around if they can knock your socks off. Robertson is expected to have a big offensive year for the Petes in his third year with the squad, so be prepared for a potential big fantasy stock increase. Hayden Soboleski

June 2019 – Robertson has been drafted 53rd overall by the Maple Leafs.  Jokke Nevalainen

June 2019 – Nicholas Robertson had a strong draft-eligible campaign by scoring 27 goals and 55 points in 53 games for Peterborough of the OHL. It was even more impressive when you consider he is just four days away from eligible for the 2020-class. He began his season by scoring four goals and five points in as many games for Canada at the U18 Ivan Hlinka tournament while showcasing his burgeoning all-around game. Robertson is a great skater who blends quick acceleration with quicker edges. He owns high-end puck skills, vision, and a developing release. Isn’t afraid to push into the hard scoring areas on the ice. There is a decent chance he’s still around on day two of the draft and will make several clubs regret passing on him. He’s primed for a monster D+1 in 2019-20. Cam Robinson

Fantasy Upside 8.5
NHL Certainty 9.5
Country USA
Position LW
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth September 11, 2001
Height 5‘9”
Weight 161 lbs
Drafted 2019 Round 2; Overall: 53


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Detroit Jr. Red Wings QC Int PW5 3 25 0|        
 2014-2015 Little Caesars 13U AAAHPHL 13U16 6 1319 2|        
 2015-2016 Vaughan Kings U15 AAAGTHL U15- - -- -|        
  TPH Selects U15WSI U156 2 24 0|        
 2016-2017 Toronto Red Wings U16 AAAGTHL U1632 18 1836 20|        
  North York RangersOJHL4 0 33 2|        
 2017-2018 Peterborough PetesOHL62 15 1833 14|        
 2018-2019 Team Columbia USA-S175 3 25 2|        
  Peterborough PetesOHL54 27 2855 24|Playoffs5 1 12
  USA U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup5 4 15 2|        
 2019-2020 Peterborough PetesOHL46 55 3186 40|        
  Toronto Maple LeafsNHL0 0 00 0|Playoffs4 1 01
  USA U20WJC-205 2 35 2|        
 2020-2021 Toronto Maple LeafsNHL- - -- -|