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TLN Top Ten Plays: Jake Gardiner

Jake Gardiner seems to have been a polarizing figure over the course of his ongoing career, although I can’t for the life of me think why. Is it his occasional lapses in, uh, hockey sense? Sure, but those mistakes are much less common than you’d think by the way people talk about him. And when…

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TLN Top Prospect Rankings 2017: #5 Adam Brooks

We’re now reaching our top 5 prospects in our 2017 rankings, and things really start to get exciting for the Leafs’ future here. Ranked 5th in the Leafs’ prospect pool is Adam “Prairie Jesus” Brooks. The Votes Here’s a table showing how the TLN staff made their rankings: Rank Staff Member(s) 2nd Dylan Fremlin 3rd…

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Leafs hire Jack Han, presumably to analytics role

It seems every summer is now the “Summer of Analytics” in the NHL, as this year we’ve seen some relatively high-profile sites go dark and their creators scooped up to fill in-house roles with various clubs. Most notably to this point, Kevin Kan of DataRink was brought aboard by Eric Tulsky and the Carolina Hurricanes,…