Welcome to The Leafs Nation’s 2019 Prospect Rankings! As I’m sure you all know by now, we’ve changed things up this year and will be rolling out these little guys in tiers that aim to encapsulate each prospect’s respective projection as an NHLer.
Crazy stuff! Try to keep up.
For brevity’s sake, though, we’ll be tackling the lowest tier, The Longest Shots, in two succinct editions hitting the interwebs both today (you’re reading that one right now!) and tomorrow.
We’re all in agreement here, right? Look, I’m sure all of these players are nice and respectful individuals. Heck, most of them are just teenagers at the moment, and we all know that no one should be judged for what they do during their teen years. I, for one, enjoyed the musical stylings of Limp Bizkit in high school, despite my high school tenure beginning in 2011. See what I mean?
Maybe each of the Longest Shots make a giant leap out of nowhere and become NHL roster staples for years to come. Who knows? Weirder things have happened. They just probably won’t.
So, with that being said, let’s kill two birds …
Author: Mike Stephens / The Leafs Nation