Toronto Maple Leafs Need More From These 5 Players

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Calle Jarnkrok

Calle Jarnkrok had a career season last season with 20 goals and 19 assists for 39 points in 73 games.

However, when the top guys are not scoring, Jarnkrok is one of the players the team looks to for secondary scoring.

With the off-season additions of Tyler Bertuzzi and Max Domi, Jarnkrok may get less playing time this season. He will need to make the most out of his ice time.

The 31-year-old Jarnkrok is entering the second year of his four-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is a valuable player who can move up and down the lineup and play wherever needed.

Jarnkrok has an incredible shot but needs to use it more often. Considering that he might play more in the bottom six than the top six this season, he will need to make the most out of his shooting opportunities.

He doesn’t need to improve upon last season’s stats very much, but he needs to try and achieve the same or similar stats with potentially less ice time.

He averaged 14:23 last season, and that could drop by a whole minute or more this season. I’m sure he’ll still get a few looks in the top six occasionally, depending on injuries and other factors.

Expect him to showcase why he belongs in the top six and not the bottom six when given the opportunity.

Expectations for Jarnkrok this season are 18 goals and 20 assists for 38 points in 75 games, along with 20 blocked shots and 55 hits.