Nathan Horton

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 229
Birth Place: Welland, Ontario
Draft: 2003 1st round (3rd pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Pension Plan Puppets

    Fourth Line Center Options for the Upcoming Season

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are in need of depth up the middle. Since Brian Boyle is an upcoming unrestricted free agent, there is a huge hole in the lineup behind Auston Matthews, Nazem Kadri, and Tyler Bozak. If Mike Babcock insists on playing William Nylander on the wing, the Leafs will need to add a centre or two before the start of next season. After acquiring Boyle at the trade deadline, and nearly acquiring Valtteri Filppula, Toronto's front office seems to be in agreement with me here. Ben Smith and Frederik Gauthier simply will not cut it, especially after considering the fact that Gauthier will be coming off a major injury. This post will look at a number of options for the Leafs to pursue,