With the excitement of the NHL regular season upon us again, most of the chatter about the Toronto Maple Leafs (and most teams, for that matter) is now centered around the big club, and less attention is paid to the prospect pool and its development.
Of course, that's understandable, but keeping track of who remains in the Leafs' farm system and how they're doing is also important.
With the NHL season being six games old, the AHL and minor hockey seasons have also commenced.
Here's a look at how Toronto's top 10 prospects are faring early on.
Note: The 10 prospects chosen for this article are the top 10 according to the hockeysfuture.com.