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We’re just about halfway through November and the hockey calendar is in full swing with hot starts turning into big seasons and early-season disappointments turning into legitimate concerns. This past week also saw a “National Team Break” in Europe, giving us a look at what some countries might have planned for the upcoming World Juniors.
The Leafs have a few candidates to make their respective countries’ rosters and a couple of players who could play starring roles at the tournament.
Maple Leafs hopefuls for the World Juniors
It’s always fun to look ahead with prospects but there is plenty to look back on from the last week as well. It’s a loaded Leafs Prospect Roundup today so let’s get to it.
Timothy Liljegren | RHD | Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Liljegren was expected to get an opportunity to play for the Leafs this season but I don’t think many people expected him to steal a job by early November, and it appears that is exactly what he has done. Liljegren has been in the lineup for each of the Leafs’ last eight games – a span in which all of Justin Holl, Travis Dermott, …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation