Marner, Nylander an elite 1-2 prospect punch for Maple Leafs

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After ranking the top 100 NHL prospects for 2015-16, and ranking each team by organizational depth, ESPN Insider Corey Pronman ranks the top 10 prospects for each NHL team. Here is his entry for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Extended write-ups on prospects ranked in the top 100 can be accessed here.

In one year, the Maple Leafs have quickly turned their pipeline around from mediocre to elite on the backs of trades and a strong 2015 draft class. The question I'd ask is: "Who doesn't believe in the little people?" because their system is very small, albeit dynamic.