The Leafs are coming off one of their most embarrassing losses in the almost 30 years I’ve been following this team, and that’s a less than ideal way to head into the trade deadline. The Leafs have 19 games left on the schedule, and barely clinging to a playoff spot, with the Panthers having a game at hand. Not ideal.
The Leafs are bubble defined. They aren’t really in a position where being aggressive buyers makes sense, but selling off while in a playoff spot isn’t going to be particularly well received. Striking the balance will be a challenge for Kyle Dubas and company, but it’s not one he has the luxury of screwing up. If there is one thing everyone can agree on, it’s that the Leafs aren’t a team that should be standing pat, and there’s something broken with the team.
What’s been done so far?
3rd Rd (2020)
3rd Rd (2021*
Yeah, so other than Campbell that’s a whole lot of …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation