2019 Leafs Prospect Rankings – The Long Shots: Pontus Holmberg

Pontus Holmberg Position: C/LW Age: 20 TLN 2018 Prospect Ranking: N/A Draft Information: 6th round, 156th overall in 2018 I’ll kick this one off by briefly discussing how the Leafs acquired Holmberg. I have a series coming out shortly about what we can infer from the way a team gets the rights to a player,…


How to Maximize the Long Term Injured Reserve

When it comes to understanding how injury reserve works in relation to the salary cap there are three key points to get your head wrapped around. First, the injured player’s average salary is not subtracted from the total cap hit. Instead, the cap limit is increased. Second, when injury reserve is evoked, the salary for…


2019 Leafs Prospect Rankings- The Long Shots: Zach Bouthillier

Position: Goaltender 2018 TLN Top 20 Rank: Not Ranked How Acquired: 2018 7th Round (209th Overall) Why Bouthillier’s in this tier? We might have been a little kind to Bouthillier by putting him in the long shot tier instead of the longest shots, given that he hasn’t exactly been a statistical darling over his time in the QMJHL….