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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.

2011 NHL Draft: Leafs First Round Wrap Up

After much posturing and pondering, the Maple Leafs did indeed manage to pair two of their top three selections to move in the first...

Draft Notes

It's Draft Day folks! Passing along some draft notes for a few more of the names that figure to be in discussion for the...

Sondre Olden to Play in the CHL?

According to a Swedish source, it appears as if Maple Leaf forward prospect Sondre Olden will cross the pond and play in the CHL...

2011 Draft Profiles: Sven Bartschi

A few days ago, we learned about the playmaking Portland Winterhawk forward Ty Rattie. Today, let's talk about another very talented draft eligible player...

2011 Draft Profiles: Ty Rattie

In the fourth installment of the MLHS 2011 Draft Profile series, we're going to take a quick look at Portland Winterhawk winger Ty Rattie....

Leafs Inquired about Flames’ Erixon

I apologize for my lack of activity of late as I have been quite busy with academics, but that should change in the two...

2011 Draft Profiles: Brandon Saad

In the third installment of the MLHS 2011 Draft Profile series, we're going to take a closer look at American winger Brandon Saad of...

2011 Draft Profiles: Mark Scheifele

In this second installment of the MLHS 2011 NHL Draft preview series, we're going to take a closer look at Mark Scheifele, the Barrie...

2011 Draft Profiles: Matt Puempel

As part of our 2011 NHL Entry Draft coverage here at MLHS, I will be releasing a series of player profiles highlighting a handful...

Maple Leafs Interested in Swedish Goalie Prospect

According to the Swedish news outlet Aftonbladet, the Maple Leafs are looking to add once again to their very deep pool of goaltending prospects....

Leafs to Sign Prospect Leo Komarov

According to the Toronto Star's Damien Cox, the Leafs are expected to sign 24 year old forward prospect Leo Komarov to an entry-level contract...

EJ McGuire Passes Away at Age 58

Some saddening news to pass along this evening, as NHL.com reports that EJ McGuire, Vice President of the NHL's Central Scouting Service, has passed...

Prospect Quick Hits: Frattin, Gardiner, Colborne

- Matt Frattin's magical season just keeps on going. Frattin scored the WCHA title clinching goal, burying a rebound in double overtime in Saturday...

GDT: An Absolute Must Win

Six points out of the last playoff spot in the East with only fifteen games to go. The Maple Leafs have their backs against...

Frattin Wins WCHA Player of the Year

Matt Frattin's 2010-2011 collegiate season has been nothing short of spectacular and the nation's leading goal scorer was officially recognized for it with WCHA...

MacArthur Contract, Trade Talks

James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail has a couple of interesting updates for your Family Day:- The Maple Leafs are exploring a contract...

Kaberle to Boston: DONE

Update (12:45 pm): TSN reports that Toronto will receive Joe Colborne, Boston's 2011 first round pick and a conditional draft pick, pending the official...

Versteeg linked to the Flyers, Penguins

With the February 28th trade deadline approaching quickly, one player whom opposing GM's appear to be targeting on the Maple Leafs' roster is Kris...

Burke Scouting Bruins and Red Wings

According to Joe Haggerty, the Bruins' beat reporter for Comcast SportsNet, Maple Leaf GM Brian Burke has been spotted in Boston this afternoon and...