TLN Top Twenty Prospects: #15 Andrew MacWilliam

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 30 2014 11:05AM

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In a world where we're beginning to value moving up drastically more than we do shutting down, the stock of defensive defencemen on the whole is beginning to drop. But that's not in the eyes of everybody. Even if it was, you'd have to concede this to be, in the most extreme scenario, a transitionary phase in hockey strategy. As such, teams will actively be looking for players of the shutdown mold.

As far as the Leafs organization goes, Andrew MacWilliam is perhaps the best personification of that type of player, which brings him to the 15 spot on our Top 20.

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TLN Top Twenty Prospects: #18 - Garret Sparks

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 27 2014 12:16PM

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Today on The Leafs Nation's Top Twenty Prospects list, we shift away from defencemen. In fact, let's ditch skaters entirely. Because sometimes, the puck is going the other way and you need a guy to stop it. Today, let's talk about Garret Sparks.

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Leafs Hire Brandon Pridham

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 19 2014 12:01PM


The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced a hiring today, adding Brandon Pridham to the front office as an assistant manager. Pridham will be responsible for managing the salary cap, negotiating contracts, and interpreting the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Tim Leiweke Definitely Maybe Leaving MLSE

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 19 2014 11:38AM


There's a lot of confusion going around the hockey media right now. This will not help you get any less confused, but will at least point you in the right directions to place your confusion.

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Nylander signs ELC

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 18 2014 02:32PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs and William Nylander('s agent, probably) have had some conversations over the past few days, and as such, have decided to transfer the output of these conversations onto several pieces of paper with signatures and fun legalese. By that, I mean the two sides have agreed on a three year entry level contract, the terms of which were not disclosed.

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