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#TLNDraft: Top-10 Review

Over the past two weeks, we have profiled the top-10 prospects for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and how they might fit into the plans for the Maple Leafs. If you’ve missed any, here they all are in one place.

TLN Draft Prospect Watch: Olli Juolevi

Embed from Getty Images Not many have seen a climb in their draft stock this season more than Olli Juolevi. When the Finnish defenseman came over to North America to play in the OHL this past summer, scouts knew who he was but not necessarily how good he could be. 

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TLN Draft Prospect Watch: Michael McLeod

Embed from Getty Images It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Michael (Mikey) McLeod. Watching the young center play for Mississauga in the second half of his rookie season (2014-15), you could see that this was a player that would be right up near the top of the 2016 NHL draft even…

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Exit Interviews: Kadri, Brown, Corrado

Embed from Getty Images To wrap up the first week of our year-end Exit Interviews, I will take a look at the contribution made to the team by Nazem Kadri, Connor Brown and Frank Corrado. Each of these three made significantly different contributions to the Leafs this season, but all three have fans in Leaf…

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TLN Draft Prospect Watch: Jakob Chychrun

Embed from Getty Images There isn’t a prospect at the top of this year’s draft that has been more polarizing over the past season than Jakob Chychrun. The Sarnia Sting defenseman came into the year as the consensus number two prospect in this June’s draft and only six months later he is being talked about as…

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Exit Interviews: Boyes, Greening, Bernier

Embed from Getty Images It’s day three of our review of the 2015-2016 Toronto Maple Leafs roster and today we will be evaluating Brad Boyes, Colin Greening and Jonathan Bernier. As you know by now, we are rating each player’s performance on our patented (and incredibly scientific) Smiling Kyle Ranking System.

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TLN DRAFT PROSPECT WATCH: Jesse Puljujärvi

Embed from Getty Images Before the hockey world outside of Scottsdale, Arizona knew the name Auston Matthews, Jesse Puljujarvi was being discussed as a future top pick in the NHL Entry Draft. The young Finnish winger became known on the international scene after a dominating performance at the U17 tournament two years ago and was…

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Maple Leafs Prospects Watch: Marner vs Bracco

Embed from Getty Images For the fourth time in five seasons, the London Knights will face off with the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL playoffs. Starting Friday night, the two rivals will begin a Western Conference semi-final series that will carry a little more intrigue for the fans in Leafs Nation.