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HOW GOOD IS TIMO MEIER?

<br> Timo Meier is one of the best pure scorers in this year’s draft and is a dynamic winger. He is among a fairly large group of draft eligibles this year who could be NHL ready. He could be one of the first 10 names called at the 2015 Entry Draft.

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Orlando Solar Bears Eliminated From ECHL Playoffs

For many young players in the Toronto Maple Leafs organization, this season is just getting started. The Toronto Marlies, for example, are flying high and within striking distance of the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Tonight, however, their friends on the Orlando Solar Bears bowed out of the ECHL playoffs, falling 1-0 to…

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Mailbag: ATOs, Not PDOs

We got a lot of comments on the mailbag last week! That was really cool. A minor argument broke out, which was even cooler! Hopefully we see that moving forward; especially since there are no more Leafs losses to be upset about. Anyway, here’s this weeks questions, including a few from last week’s comment section!

The Case for Drafting Noah Hanifin

View image | gettyimages.com Ever since the Toronto Maple Leafs were locked in with the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the debate over who they should target has focused on a handful of players – Erie’s Dylan Strome, London’s Mitch Marner and Boston College’s Noah Hanifin. Also, there were a few who mentioned Lawson…

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Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Griffins

You know what’s cool? Winning a playoff game. You know what’s cooler? Winning a playoff series. The Toronto Marlies couldn’t just sit there and be happy with what they did last night. If they wanted this push to matter,, today had to be as good of a performance if not better. Fortunately for them, after…

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Marlies Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Grand Rapids

The playoff push was a hell of an entertaining ride. A fifty seven game stretch that was defined by its conclusions saw the Marlies rise from a last place spot to the seventh seed in the west, and they deserve all the credit in the world for that. But the season has become the postseason,…

TLN Roundtable – Which Restricted Free Agents Would You Bring Back?

View image | gettyimages.com The Leafs already did a pretty good job of flipping the majority of their unrestricted free agents for assets at the Trade Deadline, but there’s still a number of players who will need new contracts before they take to the ice next season. Below, our TLN Roundtable discusses Toronto’s current restricted free…

Nonis speaks for the first time since firing

View image | gettyimages.com If you thought Dave Nonis was just going to disappear from all media coverage after being let go by the Leafs, you were wrong. Unlike Ron Wilson, who we can only assume was tucked away in a cabin somewhere drawing up bad hockey plays on his iPad before emerging to join TSN and…

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The Roundup

Oilers gifted McDavid and reportedly hire Chiarelli. Injured Jets swept by Ducks, Leafs eye Todd Mclellan, can Canucks come back, playoff nastiness, Rob Ford, Sean Monahan, Michael Ferland and more in this week’s Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

The U-18 Prospects by the Numbers

View image | gettyimages.com The World Under 18 Tournament is underway in *checks notes* Switzerland. While this tournament lacks the fanfare of the World Juniors it’s a great opportunity to get even more excited about potential draftees using a small sample size. While most of the top North American players are still committed to CHL…