Wednesday Mashup: The Leaf – Episode 9

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 28: John Piccinich meets his team after being drafted #103 by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The future is the theme of the week as the Maple Leafs hold their annual summer prospect camp.

Here’s the latest episode of The Leaf, entitled ‘The Future is Bright,” released yesterday.

Some video should be available of Wednesday’s prospect camp sessions as it is the first day open to the media.


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  • MLHS_Luke

    “The future is bright.  The present?  ehh..”.

  • MaxwellHowe

    Great articles linked above.  The one from The Leafs Nation should be required reading for Gardiner bashers.

    and Loov is pronounced “Love”?  I can dig it.

  • Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs

    Actually Loov isnt said “love”
    Lööv is how it is spelt in Swedish using the correct letters is just another spelling of löv, which means leaf. How appropriate – lol.
    Love is said “luv”, Lööv is said “lurv” where the v is half pronounced the same as the german, like an “f”.
    As in Folks Vagen = VolksWagen. VW.

  • Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs

    To add
    said lurv not lurf. bite your lower lip like you are forming a V but give it a ffff finish. so almost “lurvf”

  • Loric76

    Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs MaxwellHowe So…”Vic” it is then

  • Loric76

    From the first link above:

    ““Loov is very talented,” said Jim Hughes, the team’s director of player development who is running the prospect camp this week. “He’s graceful on his skates. A big body that plays physical. He’s looking for open-ice hits. He moves the puck, but what separates him is his skating ability.
    “He skates on top of the ice. He doesn’t lose any traction. He gains speed. He’s got great power, great explosion, great acceleration. It makes everything in his game easier because his skating is so strong.”
    Loov is the latest in what’s becoming a long line of late-round long shots who are paying off for the Leafs. The credit goes to the team’s European scout, Thommie Bergman, who always seems to uncover a gem at the NHL draft.”

    Really like the sound of that

  • MaxwellHowe

    I’m going to stay with “love”. Just that kinda guy.

  • MaxwellHowe

    Gardiner – $4.5 million x 8.  Suck it naysayers.

  • hoolihan

    MaxwellHowe I’m thinking more like half that amount for a quarter of the years.

  • Yaknowwhat

    MaxwellHowe  8 years?? really?