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Trading Up In The NHL Draft: Is It Worth It?

Embed from Getty Images Hockey Twitter wasted no time getting back to work. With the first piece to the Leafs 2016 draft puzzle put in place after the team won last night’s lottery, attention quickly turned to Toronto’s later 1st round pick via Pittsburgh as well as the team’s own 2nd round pick which sits…

Matthews on draft lottery results: ‘A lot of mixed emotions’

Courtesy: Sportsnet.ca In all likelihood, Zurich centreman Auston Matthews will become the first player since Wendell Clark to be selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs at an NHL Entry Draft. Some hot takes might be written about how the Leafs should select Patrik Laine, particularly if the big Finnish forward outperforms Matthews at the upcoming World…

Maple Leafs win 2016 NHL Draft Lottery!!!

Photo Credit: John E. Solkowski Toronto vs. Everybody. Bring it. For the first time in most of our lifetimes, it seems like Lady Luck is a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. On Saturday night the Toronto Maple Leafs got the sort of break they’ve spent years waiting for, winning the 2016 NHL Draft Lottery. Barring something extraordinarily unexpected, Auston Matthews…