The short answer is no. The Leafs have a ton of prospects they want to take a look at and give shots to. They have brought in a number of players already on league minimum deals to help build out depth at every position, there really isn’t a reason to think they need to add anyone else to their roster.
Still, there are plenty of unsigned free agents, not a lot of positions available around the NHL, and frankly, there’s nothing else going on right now, so let’s take a look at who is available.
A few weeks back I would have assumed that we wouldn’t see the likes of players like Mike Hoffman entertaining Pro Tryout offers prior to the start of the season, but here we are, and the reality is that there are some players available who might make it worth the Leafs doing some of their depth players dirty.
It should be noted that the Leafs are sitting at 46 standard player contracts, so they do have the opportunity to add 4 additional players, or 5 if Nick Robertson is sent to the Ontario Hockey League (or AHL assuming there isn’t an OHL season) …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation