We might not know exactly when we’ll see the Maple Leafs playing hockey again, but the organization is sure to be well represented at the upcoming World Junior Championships. Despite having no players suiting up for the Canadian squad, the Leafs could have anywhere from six to eight players representing their respective countries in the tournament.
Most of those players have found their way onto TheLeafsNation’s top 20 prospects ranking, which is set to begin winding down with the top five prospects in the organization next week so make sure to keep following along as we complete our countdown. Until then, let’s check out some of the latest news and highlights from the Leafs prospect pool.
Nick Robertson – LW – Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Robertson has his sights set on a spot in the Leafs’ opening night lineup, but with more questions than answers regarding the 2020-2021 NHL season right now, he will shift his focus towards representing his country at the upcoming World Junior Championships after being named to USA’s preliminary roster. Whether he remains with the team through camp and into the tournament will depend largely on when NHL training camps finally get going, as the …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation