2019 Leafs Prospect Rankings- The Fence Sitters: Mac Hollowell

Mac Hollowell
Position: RHD
Physical: Height: 5’10″ / 177 cm, Weight: 170 lbs / 77 kg
TLN Top-20 Ranking From Last Year: 19th
Acquired: 4th round, 118th overall in 2018
Only one year removed from his draft year, fourth-round pick Mac Hollowell has quickly risen up the ranks and slotted himself into the third tier of our prospect rankings.
Last year, Hollowell led all Ontario Hockey League defencemen with 77 points in 64 games, along with 11 points in 11 playoff games. Not only did he earn himself an entry-level contract for his efforts, but Hollowell was also called up to the Toronto Marlies for their playoff run.
He’s a prospect Kyle Dubas is extremely familiar with, and one that Leafs fans should certainly keep an eye on.
Why He Is In This Tier
In my opinion, there is no better example of a “fence-sitter” than Mac Hollowell. Using Mike Stephens’ article as a reference, a fence sitter is a prospect who has the potential to be an NHL player but also has an equal chance of falling into organizational irrelevance.
It’s important to remember that, even though Hollowell’s OHL production last season was impressive, he was still older than the majority of the league at 20-years-old. …

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Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation

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