Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25

The bi-annual ranking of the top 25 Toronto Maple Leafs' prospects conducted by the Pension Plan Puppets' braintrust.
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T25U25 - #16 Frederik Gauthier

Does Gauthier have more offence in him, or is his future projection as a defensive specialist?

T25U25 - #16 Frederik Gauthier

Does Gauthier have more offence in him, or is his future projection as a defensive specialist?

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T25U25 - #17 Tom Nilsson

The physical defensive defenceman from Sweden jumps six places.

T25U25 - #17 Tom Nilsson

The physical defensive defenceman from Sweden jumps six places.

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T25U25 #18 Garret Sparks

Sparks makes a solid pro debut, but stays stuck in place on our countdown.

T25U25 #18 Garret Sparks

Sparks makes a solid pro debut, but stays stuck in place on our countdown.

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T25U25 #19 Fabrice Herzog

The Swiss forward vaults up our countdown. But having returned to his native country to continue his career, will the stay be short-lived?

T25U25 #19 Fabrice Herzog

The Swiss forward vaults up our countdown. But having returned to his native country to continue his career, will the stay be short-lived?

T25U25: #20 Sam Carrick

A strong campaign with the Marlies pushes the young centre into our list for the first time.

T25U25: #21 Teemu Hartikainen

A surprise entry in our Top 25 is the veteran Finn playing in Russia.

T25U25: #22 - Tony Cameranesi

Sophomore struggles see the speedy small scorer struggle to stay a serious suitor for our Top 25 Under 25 title.

T25U25: #23 Antoine Bibeau

Mem Cup heroics lead to Bibeau's debut on our countdown.

T25U25: #24 Brandon Kozun

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What helped Kozun sneak into our rankings?

T25U25: #25 Dominic Toninato

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How did this NCAA product slide down our rankings?

Is Jake Gardiner the community's choice for #1?

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Before we delve into the countdown, have your say to come up with your own listing of PPP's Top 25 Under 25.

Pouring Some Out For Fallen Prospects

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A look back at which players have fallen out of our rankings through releases, graduations, trades, or just plain awfulness.

Top 25 Under 25 Prospect Ranking Evaluators

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We're back with another year of rankings the Leafs' stocked (read: not at all) cupboard

Top 25 Under 25 - #1 James van Riemsdyk

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The big skilled winger bests all challengers, to claim the crown of the 3rd Edition of PPP's Top 25 Under 25 series.

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Top 25 Under 25 - #2 Jake Gardiner

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Toronto's best young defenceman reclaims the title of 'runner-up', while preparing for a push as a full-time Top 4 defender in the NHL.

Top 25 Under 25 - #3 Nazem Kadri

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Kadri's emergence as an NHL player (apologies to Darren Dreger) sees him move up into the Top 3 of our countdown.

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