Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Blacker has all the keys to being a successful top-4 blue-liner, but expect him to play a couple seasons in the AHL before seeing his first ice time in the big leagues. The newly turned nineteen year old must also add 20-25lbs to fill out his somewhat lanky frame in order to compete regularly against the leagues best. Though the Leafs depth at defensive has Blacker currently in the bottom third, as long as the Maple Leafs have Burke as general manager, Jesse will be in the system. Truculence and testosterone tops this youngster's resume, with a side of pugnacity and a light sprinkling of belligerence. I would compare the future of Blacker to that of Mike Van Ryn, just without the injuries (hopefully).

I had the opportunity to catch Kurtis McLean at Hockey Heritage North in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and ask him a few questions about his career and his future in the NHL. The 28 year...

TIM STAPLETON (# 42) – C / RW Player Facts: Birthdate: July 9, 1982 Stargazing: Cancer Hometown: La Grange, Illinois Size: 5'9, 182 lbs (team listing) Shoots: Right Acquired: Signed as free agent (June 6, 2008) Cap hit: N/A (plays in...

ANTON STRALMAN (# 36) Player Facts: Birthdate:  August 1st, 1986 (for all you stargazers out there, that makes him a Leo). Hometown:  Tibro, Sweden Size: 6'1, 180 lbs Shoots: Right Drafted: 7th round, 216th overall (2005) Cap hit: $731,667 Signed through: 2009-10 season FA...