• Paired up with Jake Gardiner again

    News: Morgan Rielly will be paired with Jake Gardiner to start the season, reports Toronto's Sportsnet 590 The FAN.
    Analysis: The two performed well together last season, but Gardiner's riverboat gambling means Morgan Rielly will carry the heavier load in his own zone. It remains to be seen how that will affect his production.
  • Leafs' Rielly: Four Points In Last Five Games

    News: Morgan Rielly picked up an assist in Saturday's shootout loss to Boston. He has four points, including three assists, in his last five games.
    Analysis: This guy has real talent and has been one of the team's only bright spots this season. And his current production can actually help those of you in deep formats.
  • Leafs' Rielly Heating Up

    News: Morgan Rielly tallied his eighth goal of the season in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Lightning.
    Analysis: With a goal or assist in three straight contests, Morgan Rielly now has 28 points on the season, surpassing his total from 2013-14. The 21-year-old has been one of the few bright spots in a bleak season for the Maple Leafs.
  • Leafs' Rielly Nabs PP Assist

    News: Morgan Rielly recorded a power-play assist and two PIM in his second consecutive game Friday against the Flames.
    Analysis: Aside from a slight uptick in shot attempts and a two-minute climb in TOI, Morgan Rielly's numbers from his sophomore season don't look dramatically different from what he submitted as a rookie. The 21-year-old still has a shot at clearing 30 points for the season, but the real coming-out party might not happen until 2015-16. Even in a dismal season for the Maple Leafs, the former No. 5 overall pick's talent still shines through. He has plenty of 40- or even 50-point seasons in his future.
  • Rielly Emerging As Stud For Leafs

    News: Morgan Rielly picked up an assist in Thursday's win over the Flyers. He has eight points, including three goals, in his last 10 games.
    Analysis: He has come out of his shell since Randy Carlyle left town and he's becoming the young stud that the Leafs hoped they had drafted. He's a building block, both on the ice and in keeper formats. And his single year value isn't too shabby, either.
  • Leafs' Rielly: 10 Points In Last 14 Games

    News: Morgan Rielly, who had been the focus of media scrutiny after he made a sexist comment after practice on Friday, picked up two assists in Saturday's OT win over Winnipeg.
    Analysis: He admitted his mistake within hours of the gaffe and apologized for being careless with his words. It sure didn't affect him on the ice, though -- the helpers give him 10 points, including seven assists, in his last 14 games. His skating and vision are becoming more noticeable, even if the Leafs continue to scuffle. This guy is going to be very, very good. As for the comment he made after practice? We just all have to remember he's only 20 years old.
  • Leafs' Rielly: Six Points In Last Nine Games

    News: Morgan Rielly's assist Tuesday against the Panthers was his sixth point in his last nine games. He has three goals and three assists in that span.
    Analysis: The Leafs are horrible, but Morgan Rielly is one of the few bright spots on that roster. His future is outstanding, but just remember -- any player on the Leafs, regardless of their rebuild, will have reduced fantasy value until they right the ship. And that could take a couple seasons ... or more.
  • Leafs' Rielly: First Multi-Goal Game Of Career

    News: Morgan Rielly delivered the first multi-goal game of his career in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers, scoring a pair of goals.
    Analysis: He now has three goals in his last two games, he showed off both his offensive chops and his defensive speed in this one. Morgan Rielly had a couple big gaffes in his own zone, but this guy has a great fantasy future.
  • Leafs' Rielly Gets On Board In Saturday's Win

    News: Morgan Rielly notched his fifth goal of the season in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Oilers.
    Analysis: Morgan Rielly ultimately received the game's second star for what was arguably the most impressive goal of the night. The blueliner carried the puck from end to end, using his agility to catch several Oilers off balance before depositing the puck past goalie Viktor Fasth. With five goals and 12 assists in 53 games, the 2012 first-rounder is operating at just about the same pace as he did last year in his rookie campaign.
  • Leafs' Rielly Breaks Point Drought

    News: Morgan Rielly assisted on the Leafs' lone goal in Monday's loss to the Hurricanes.
    Analysis: Morgan Rielly's struggles in January have mirrored those of his team, as the blueliner had failed to score in his previous 10 contests. The long-term outlook remains bright for the 20-year-old, but those hoping for a breakout in his sophomore campaign should table those expectations for now.