Maple Leafs goaltending pipeline is not as grim as it might seem

The Maple Leafs have an interesting future with goaltending and we’re going to try to get to the bottom of it.
While everyone discusses the possibility of Jack Campbell returning and whether or not Toronto will move on from Petr Mrazek, the bigger mystery is their prospects.
At the moment, the Maple Leafs have a total of four goalie prospects in their system — Erik Kallgren, Joseph Woll, Keith Petruzzelli, and Dryden McKay. Two of these four netminders are signed to NHL deals, yet it’s clear that if the other two show good signs, they’d get a contract too.
Heading into last season, it was much easier to dissect which goaltenders had improved and which did not. It was clear after last season that Woll deserved a shot at the NHL level, to which he did. The 23-year-old played four games, finishing with a 3-1 record and a .911 save percentage.
Kallgren was always a mystery because many of us haven’t watched a game of his before. However, it was evident very early on with the Marlies that he could turn into a very good netminder in the future.
But while it’s always nice to take a glimpse into the future with these two as NHL goaltenders, they still have some flaws …

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation

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