On the first episode of the podcast for the 2016-17 season, we discuss the positives of this Leafs team, despite so many negative storylines early on. We predict how many points and goals Matthews and Nylander will finish with and what changes the Leafs should make to their lines.
On this episode we go less in depth on recapping the games and the young Marlies call-ups and instead discuss which 2 centres the Leafs should build their team with going forward. We also introduce a new segment of which players we’d protect in the event the NHL has an expansion draft. Have a listen and tell us below or on Twitter which players you’d keep in an expansion draft.
Following the Trade Deadline, several Marlies players were called up to the Leafs. We break down the debuts of those Marlies players and preview their play for the following week. We discuss who should be the next captain of the Leafs and discuss whether the Leafs’ prospect pool decreases the need to sign Steven Stamkos.
The 2016 World Junior Championship, held in Helsinki, Finland will be the best tournament for Leafs fans in years. With the announcements made this past week that both Finnish forward Kasperi Kapanen and Swedish forward William Nylander will loaned to their respective WJC teams from the Toronto Marlies, an unprecedented five Leafs players will be featured in this year’s tournament. Here’s a look at their teams and what kind of impact we can expect to see from them. Read Article