Six foot four Alexei Ponikarovsky is the second tallest player on the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was drafted 87th overall(4th round) in the 1998 NHL player draft. In the 2002-03 season Alexei played most of his games with St.John's Maple Leafs in which he played 63 games in which he received 46 points(24 goals,22 assists). But in the 2003-04 season he plated all of his games with Toronto. Alexei was born in Kiev Ukraine on April,09,1980. He is only 24(and playing in the NHL) and has a great future. He uses his size and tallent to win battles for the puck or along the boards and very seldom loses.