First Round Targets: Jakub Zboril

Adam Laskaris
June 05 2015 02:24PM


Saint John Sea Dog Jakub Zboril is the kind of player who looks like he might be falling right in the Leafs' wheelhouse.

When looking at the current Leafs' roster, it's clear from this and upcoming drafts that they need forwards, defense, and according to one Justin Fisher, probably a goaltender.

While it's typically easier to project scoring forwards than defencemen, it doesn't make them any less vital to draft. And unless the Leafs take Noah Hanafin, 4th overall, they could see themselves looking at a defenseman once the 24th pick rolls around.

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Comparing Bob McKenzie's Draft List to the Leafs Picks

Jon Steitzer
June 05 2015 10:31AM

Almost as exciting as the draft itself is the release of Bob McKenzie's final draft rankings. While the list is far from the definitive ranking of talent, it is unquestionably the best insight into how NHL teams view the players in the draft class. Bob's track record for being able to identify the top 30 is the best in the biz, and gives us a more definitive group to debate.

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Staios named president of Hamilton Bulldogs, Leafs promote Scott Pellerin

Ryan Fancey
June 05 2015 07:26AM

The changes just keep on rolling in for the Leafs this offseason, as it's been reported this morning Steve Staios will leave his post as the team's Manager of Player Development to become the President of the OHL's Hamilton Bulldogs. Scott Pellerin, formerly Staios' assistant, will be promoted to Director of Player Development.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
June 05 2015 06:45AM

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Phil Kessel trade destinations, Canucks Markstrom NHL ready, Eddie Lack on the move, who will take Dennis Wideman off Flames hands, learning from Oilers player development, Connor McDavid, Canadian dollars's impact on salary cap, free agent class of 2015, draft prospect profiles and more in this week's Roundup.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - Jun 4, 2015 - Lana Del Rey

Steve Dangle
June 04 2015 09:00PM

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Today on the show the guys talk about game one, Steve complains about the Leafs drafting history, and Jesse's god Lana Del Rey.

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