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Alex Tran

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Alex has been a part of the original MLHS team since way back in 2008. He has contributed to the 2009-12 Maple Leafs Annuals with a special interest in junior hockey and player development.

For part one of the draft review, click here. 4th round, 95th overall – Jesper Lindgren, 6’0 D from Modo Jrs. (Sweden) The Maple Leafs turned...

This 2015 NHL Draft class for the Maple Leafs provided a great deal of intrigue for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, there was...
Mitch Marner

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Mitch Marner Mitch Marner – 5'11, 160-pound forward from the London Knights (OHL)Rankings6th by ISS Hockey 5th by Future Considerations 4th McKeen’s Hockey 4th by Bob Mckenzie...

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Joel Ek ErikssonJoel Ek Eriksson, 6’2 Centre, Farjestad (Swedish Hockey League) Joel Ek Eriksson Rankings:20th by ISS Hockey 26th by Future Considerations 18th McKeen’s Hockey 43rd...

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Pavel Zacha Pavel Zacha, 6’3 Centre/Winger, Sarnia Sting (OHL) Pavel Zacha Rankings:10th by ISS Hockey 13th by Future Considerations 5th McKeen’s Hockey 7th by Bob Mckenzie consensus...
Dylan Strome Leafs

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Dylan Strome Dylan Strome – 6’3, 190 lbs, centre from the Erie Otters (OHL) Rankings:#3 by ISS Hockey #4 by Future Considerations #8 by Mckeen’s...
Brandon Carlo

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Brandon Carlo Brandon Carlo, 6’5 200 lbs defenseman from the Tri-City Americans (WHL) Rankings:#21 by ISS Hockey #23 by Future Considerations #21 by Mckeen’s Hockey #17 by...
Daniel Sprong

2015 NHL Draft Profiles: Daniel Sprong It’s that time of year of again – when the pain and suffering of another losing season finally pays...

I will be conducting my annual interview with Maple Leafs Director of Amateur Scouting Dave Morrison later this afternoon.Please post any suggested questions in...

With a little over a week left until the NHL Draft, teams are going into crunch time as scouts race to finalize their draft...

As the playoffs head into their final weeks, it's become clear once again that size does matter. The ability to win battles along the...

It's that time of year again. With the 2013 NHL Draft just over a month away, let's start looking toward the next crop of...
Kadri, Lupul

That Kadri kid is pretty good isn't he? Back when Brian Burke stepped up to the podium at the 2009 NHL Draft in Montreal,...

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of chatting with Maple Leafs Director of Amateur Scouting for an upcoming article in the Lindy's...

Next weekend I will be chatting with Leafs Director of Amateur Scouting Dave Morrison about prospects and the draft for an upcoming magazine feature....

With their first pick of Day 2, the Maple Leafs quickly snap up one of the top leftover talents in defenseman Matthew Finn. The...

We're now mere days away from the ever exciting NHL Entry Draft. One of the names that consistently shows up in that group of...

With the discussion and speculation builiding up as draft day nears, one name that just won't go away is Radek Faksa. The Maple Leafs...

As the draft continues to draw nearer, the Mikhail Grigorenko story becomes more and more interesting. A player once believed to be a lock...

According Puck Daddy's Dmitry Chesnokov, it appears that the Maple Leafs are poised to sign 25 year old forward Leo Komarov, their 6th round...