When the Leafs picked Joseph Woll a year and change ago, it marked the beginning of a new generation of potential blue and white goaltenders. Yes, they’d quickly supplement him with Ian Scott, and yes, they were also adding Kasimir Kaskisuo to the fold, but the former hadn’t happened yet and Woll was five years younger than the latter.
Five years. That was the gap between being the youngest and second youngest in the organization, which is a crazy thought when you consider the lifespan of a goaltender’s prime these days. Toronto had to make their first dip into younger territory count as a result, and while it’s still very early, Woll seems to be a good bet moving forward.---
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