The Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect Pyramid (Sportsnet)

For example, I saw people debating on Twitter about whether or not Mitch Marner is a better prospect than William Nylander. How about this: Who cares? If the gap between them is small enough for us to have this debate, then they’re in the same tier. Make sense?


Jhonas Enroth brings experience to Leafs’ backup role (Toronto Star)

The Leafs told him just how much they’d expect him to play, but Enroth chose to keep that number private. “It’s nothing I really want to talk to the media about,” he said. “It’s between the Leafs and me. It’s up to me to perform as good as I can.”


For Frederik Andersen, the spotlight’s on (Pro Hockey Talk)

And it’s true — Andersen has all the attributes of a quality No. 1. He’s shouldered a heavy workload before, making 53 starts during the ’14-15 campaign, followed by another 16 in the playoffs as Anaheim advanced to Game 7 of the Western Conference Final.


Top 25 Under 25: Nikita Zaitsev debuts at No. 6 (PPP)

Even if Zaitsev only produces at 60% of the rate he managed in the KHL, he’ll still be posting around 0.95 points per 60 in the NHL. Brian Campbell, Cody Ceci and Francois Beauchemin all produced 0.94 pts/60 the past two years while the likes of Andrej Sekera(0.95), Olli Maatta (0.96), Oscar Klefbom (0.97) and Matt Niskanen (0.98) weren’t far ahead of that.


Hometown raises Tim Horton’s Leafs banner to the rafters (Toronto Sun)

“His hometown still loves him and is so proud of him,” said eldest daughter Jeri-Lynnn. “You can feel that among the people I met walking around today. They are so excited. I can’t think of a better place for this banner to stay.”