TLN Draft Profile: Brendan Perlini

Justin Fisher
June 25 2014 06:46PM

Name: Brendan Perlini

Position: Left Wing

Height: 6’2

Weight: 205lbs

Junior Team: Niagara (OHL)

Rankings: NHL CSS - 8th (NA), ISS - 7th, Justin’s List - 11th, Bobby’s List - 13th

Forgive me, but this Brendan Perlini draft profile may sound a little familiar. Like many of the players expected to go in the first half of the opening round, Perlini is an offensively gifted winger with great speed and a great shot. This season, Perlini benefited from the likes of Ryan Strome and Brett Ritchie graduating to the pros, as he took on a much greater role on his Niagara Ice Dogs team. Forming instant chemistry with Leafs’ 2013 third round pick Carter Verhaeghe, Perlini scored an impressive 34 goals and 71 points in 58 games.

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Mailbag: End of Spring Cleaning

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 25 2014 03:39PM

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I stopped taking in mailbag questions for a while. One, because I've neglected my AskFM inbox and I want to get to all the personal questions on there before asking for more. Two, and on a similar vein, because there were a bunch of old questions I had passed over. But today is the day where the inbox finally gets to zero! 

To submit a question, send me a tweetemail meask me, or leave a comment.

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LFR: BIG Leafs changes coming?

Steve Dangle
June 25 2014 10:54AM

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The Leafs have a lot of work to do and the draft is a great place to do it.

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Trading Nazem Kadri: What would it mean?

Steve Dangle
June 24 2014 05:58PM

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Between the NHL Awards, Lebron James opting out of his contract with the Heat, and Suarez biting an Italian guy, Nazem Kadri trade talk still found a way to creep into my Twitter timeline today. The talk ranges from why Kadri is vital for the team to why he's a useless bum. "He's way better than Bozak!" "This team is screwed without him!" "He won't listen to Carlyle." "Locker room cancer!"

Let's try to push some of that aside and figure out what a Nazem Kadri trade would mean for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Leafs, Gardiner Working On Bridge Deal?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 24 2014 05:45PM

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According to a report from Chris Johnston, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in talks with Jake Gardiner regarding a two-year contract extension.

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