WWYDW: Oh Captain(s), My Captain(s)

Embed from Getty Images Training camp is just around the corner, and the Leafs will have plenty of important roster decisions to make. One of those decisions is who to name captain. Alternatively, if they decide to name nobody captain, they have to decide who to give alternate captaincy to, and how many players they…

Projecting Auston Matthews’ Scoring total in 2016-17

Embed from Getty Images There’s now less than a month until NHL training camps open up and, and the first exhibition games will start getting played in late September.  That means Auston Matthews’s debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs is getting pretty near.  While Auston’s time spent playing in the World Cup may delay his…

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TLN Top 20 Prospects 2016: #3 William Nylander

William “Bill Ny” Nylander is the 3rd ranked player in this year’s TLN Top 20 Prospects. Called by many the most skilled player in his draft year (which looks like it could prove to be true), the Leafs were ecstatic to select this young Swedish player, the son of former NHLer Michael Nylander. Since joining the Maple Leafs,…