After years of mediocrity and failed attempts to reach the postseason, the Leafs are finally a playoff-caliber team with a deep prospect pool.
The patience shown by former general manager Brian Burke and his successor Dave Nonis is starting to pay off. The Original Six club has several talented prospects who will compete for an NHL roster spot during training camp and the preseason. These players represent the team's bright future, but they also have the potential to impact Toronto's success in 2013-14.
Let's take a look at the prospects with the best chance to play for the Leafs on opening day.