Think I can put up 60 points again?
1. Who will be the most improved Leaf over last season?
I’m going to be captain obvious with the first question and go with Nazem Kadri since he was already improving last season. After getting a taste of the NHL game and knowing what he needs to do to be successful in the league, I’m expecting a focused Kadri to move his way up the lineup over the course of the season.
2. Who takes a step backwards?
Clarke MacArthur. While I truly hope I’m wrong on this, I have a hard time believing that he will be at as high a level this season. The 40-50 point range is fair, but I don’t expect his scoring to be as consistent. Some of his drop off might come from an insistence on moving Kadri up in the lineup to give him a better shot to produce.
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