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Will Zach Hyman ever be in Toronto’s top-six forward group?

With a wealth of young talent, the Toronto Maple Leafs finally have depth throughout their roster and a team that’s more than capable of making a return to the playoffs. And with that newfound depth comes a new, young core. Led by Auston Matthews, Toronto has plenty of young guns on their roster, including Mitch…

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Wallpaper Wednesday: Mitch Marner Edition

As you folks may know, we’re big fans of Mitch Marner here at TLN. This has a lot to do with his innate skill — of which he has bushels — but also because frankly, he’s a precious sunbeam of a human who just wants to play great hockey and help the Leafs win some…

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Future Star Friday: Josh Leivo

This week we kicked off the TLN Top Prospect Rankings, where we do our darnedest to give you the best look at the Leafs you can get for the price you paid to get them. Anyway, in putting together the rankings, our keen observation skills made us notice that not all the kids were prospects…

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A one-year contract between the Leafs and Tavares is not that far-fetched

Look, we tend to give television analysts and paper writers (“MSM”) a lot of flak for their hockey opinions in this space, and I’m sure Craig Button at TSN has been on the other end of that a few times. But recently Button weighed in on the potential Tavares-to-Toronto scenario¬†– one that could could start…

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TLN Top 20 Prospect Rankings 2017: #18 Jesper Lindgren

Welcome to the final Prospect Ranking of the week. (Don’t worry, we’ll be right back at it with #17 [REDACTED] on Monday.) We continue our European kick, but today we’re venturing out of Russia and into Sweden to discuss Jesper Lindgren, an average-sized, smooth-skating defenseman who boasts good vision and a dash of creativity to…

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The Roundup

Can Auston Matthews command $11 Million next year; does Horvat for Pastrnak have any legs; Draisaitl and Connor locked up for 8; looking at Flames prospects; the NHL got something wrong with the Jets; Kessel, Shinkaruk, Puljujarvi and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the Daily Dugout.