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TLN Consolidated 2016 Draft Rankings: April 12, 2016

Embed from Getty Images Between the CHL playoffs, the Frozen Four, the OHL Draft, and the U18s starting next week, we haven’t seen many new rankings released. Both Draftbuzz Hockey and Hockeyprospect.com are still on their February 29th rankings and only ISS and McKeenshave updated since our last look at the Consolidated totals on March…

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Speculating on Kadri’s Next Contract

Embed from Getty Images The Leafs season is coming to a close and with that a gloriously long window of time to begin negotiating contracts on the free agents the Leafs would like to see return, or at the very least are uncomfortable seeing them walk away for nothing. One of those deals that probably…

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4 Ex-Leafs to cheer for in the 2016 Playoffs

Photo credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports The NHL Playoffs are only days away which means we’re about to witness the best non-tanking hockey of the year. For the Nation Network, it also means we’re launching a new playoff fantasy hockey draft at nationdrafts.com. Although I plan on spending most of my time tirelessly over-analyzing who we should draft…

Report: Coyotes interested in Kyle Dubas for general manager

Embed from Getty Images It was always just a matter of time before we heard of other NHL teams looking into Kyle Dubas as a full-time general manager, and no doubt until he’s eventually named to the throne in Toronto we’ll continue to do so.  Now we have our first real culprit, the Arizona Coyotes, as Elliotte Friedman reported…

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TLN Draft Prospect Watch: Patrik Laine

Embed from Getty Images It’s a bit of an overstatement to say that Patrik Laine wasn’t on the radar at the start of the 2015-16 season. He was certainly a prospect that people had their eyes on in September, but generally as a top 15 or top 10 pick. Bob McKenzie’s rankings had Laine at…