Toronto unlikely to stop slide just yet
Leafs' crease outlook improves with addition of Monster
Using the newly debuted projection system of Puck Prospectus, VUKOTA, Insider takes the temperature of players on every NHL team, checking in Friday with the Maple Leafs.
Summer Skate -- Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto aided its goaltending situation by signing Jonas Gustavsson, aka "The Monster," but has hindered its chances by putting an emphasis on big skaters this offseason. Without a dynamic roster, can the Maple Leafs have a miracle season? Or are they destined to be one of the worst teams in the NHL next year?
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2009 NHL OFFSEASON
The writers of Puck Prospectus break out their new VUKOTA projection system to examine players trending up and sliding down on every NHL team. And in anticipation of training camp, E.J. Hradek dishes on an intriguing player that could have a big impact in 2009-10.
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