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Leafs cuts prove patience a prime part of Toronto's long-term plan

If Toronto Maple Leafs fans were hoping a rebuild would mean a better chance of seeing the team's prime prospects enjoy NHL time this season, they were sorely mistaken. The Leafs cut a slew of prospects over the weekend, a list which included fan favorites William Nylander, Connor Brown, Kasperi Kapanen and Zach Hyman. The moves are a sign that this new front office group will not...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs season preview: First chapter of a new era

Plus: The Maple Leafs organization is finally ready to make the dramatic changes necessary to turn this team around. After last year's failure, the Leafs completely revamped their front office, hiring Lou Lamoriello as the new general manager and landing coveted coach Mike Babcock to guide the team. The Leafs also got a start on changing the culture of the club by trading Phil Kessel...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlies look to win Maple Leafs jobs in AHL playoffs

The Toronto Marlies aren't just in a hunt for the Calder Cup this spring; the players are also trying to prove they're worthy of NHL jobs for a team in a full rebuild next season."They’re building up currency for next year," said Marlies coach Gord Dineen to the Toronto Star. "The longer we go, the more they do, the more people will take notice. It will be fresh in people’s mind...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect profile: Connor Brown

The Toronto Maple Leafs are not known for their player development and savvy drafting repertoire. Their roster includes great scorers like Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul, a speedy, two-way talent in James van Riesmsdyk, and All Star defenseman Dion Phaneuf, none of which were drafted by the Maple Leafs. You could argue that the best pick in the last five years was defenseman...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Impactful prospects for next season

Connor Brown could earn a spot on the Maple Leafs roster next season The Toronto Maple Leafs have their core set for next season. Their top-six forwards and top-4 defensemen are all returning, plus with $22 million of cap space to spend on free agents, there leaves little room for prospects to squeeze into the mix. But, with the uncertainty of free agency and the growing demand...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A Seed to Blossom

Connor Brown was announced as the most outstanding player in the Ontario Hockey League this week. The Maple Leafs prospect is a 20-year-old from Etobicoke, Ont., and captain of the Erie Otters. At 5'11 and 170 lbs, Brown doesn't look like a dominating player, and he isn't even the most famous Connor to play for the Otters (McDavid, anyone?), but he led the OHL in scoring this year...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Leafs prospects tearing up the OHL

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a group of prospects currently playing in the Ontario League (OHL). Here is a quick look four prospects: Matt Finn - Guelph Storm Guelph Storm defensemen and captain Matt Finn was drafted 35th overall in 2012 by the Leafs. He is currently leading the Storm into the OHL Final against the North Bay Battalion. Finn sits third in playoff points for...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: SW Ohio HS senior shatters backboard

As far as memorable nights go, Connor Brown had a pretty strong one Tuesday. Playing his final home high school basketball game and participating in senior night activities, Brown surpassed the 1,000-point plateau for his Miamisburg career. In the fourth quarter, he delivered a dunk that shattered a backboard. Brown had 39 points on the night as Miamisburg defeated GWOC rival Lebanon...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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