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Most of the focus on Leafs prospects in recent weeks has revolved around which players in Toronto’s system could be included in trade talks in the lead up to the deadline, and just what kind of piece they might be able to help the Leafs acquire. Beneath all the rumors and speculation, however, several Leafs youngsters are wrapping up their seasons with some getting set for playoff runs in their respective leagues.
I’ll spare you the big preamble this week. Let’s get to the prospects.
Timothy Liljegren – RHD – Toronto Marlies (AHL)
It isn’t exactly a secret that the Leafs are all-in this season but Kyle Dubas confirmed it earlier this week when he spoke to the media and very bluntly stated that the he would be willing to move a top prospect if it meant acquiring a piece that could propel his group on a Cup run.
Liljegren fits that description, albeit perhaps on the bottom end of a group that features Nicholas Robertson, Rasmus Sandin, and Rodion Amirov. It seems as though some of the shine has wore off of Liljegren, and though it feels like he has been in the …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation