TLN TOP TWENTY LEAFS PROSPECTS: #7 ANDREAS JOHNSON

Bobby Cappuccino
September 07 2014 02:51PM

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Coming in at number seven on our list is Andreas Johnson, who has really made a name for himself in the last calendar year. In our 2013 list, he didn't crack the top 20. Even more, he has jumped seven (!) spots since the midterm rankings

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TLN TOP TWENTY LEAFS PROSPECTS: #8 CARTER VERHAEGHE

Bobby Cappuccino
September 06 2014 03:53PM

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Carter “Not Ashton” Verhaeghe comes in as TLN’s 8th best Leafs prospect in terms of talent, but #1 for difficulty of spelling his last name. Although he plays a different style of game than Gauthier (our #9 prospect), his offensive acumen ultimately scored him ahead of Gauthier on our list. Not surprising, given the need for offensively-talented players in the system. And let's be real: Gauthier's year was disappointing.  

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LOISELLE AND POULIN'S GREATEST HITS

Bobby Cappuccino
July 22 2014 03:09PM

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Claude Loiselle and Dave Poulin were fired today.

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TLN Draft Profile: Jake "The Wrestler" Virtanen

Bobby Cappuccino
June 26 2014 09:40PM

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Name: Jake Virtanen

Position: Right Wing

Height: 6'1

Weight: 210lbs

Junior Team: Calgary (WHL)

Rankings: NHL CSS - 6th (NA), ISS - 7th, Justin's List - 9th, Logan's List - 9th

Wow, someone Justin and I agree on! Jake "The Snake/The Hitman" (all the wrestlers!) Virtanen is a big right winger that plays for the Calgary Hitmen. He's one of those prospects that seems to have all the attributes that could make him a great top line winger in the future.

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TLN Draft Profile: William "Big Willie Style" Nylander

Bobby Cappuccino
June 23 2014 09:03AM

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Name: William Nylander

Position: Centre/Right Wing

Height: 5'11

Weight: 175lbs

Junior Team: Modo (SHL)

Rankings: NHL CSS - 2nd (EURO), ISS - 5th, Justin's List - 6th, Logan's List - 5th

William "Big Willie Style" Nylander - yes, son of Michael - is a Swedish right winger/centre and the NHL CSS's number two Euro skater for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. 

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