If there was one thing that seemed to largely survive the transition from Lou Lamoriello to Kyle Dubas, it’s the decision to keep trade talks relatively quiet. Dots can still be connected, but it’s not so much the open book of the Burke and Nonis eras. It will surprise no one that the Leafs are looking for defensemen, and that they are looking for a backup goaltender. Those dots have been pretty well established, the same can also be said for the names of the Leafs players that teams are seeking out, and the most likely Leafs to be offered up to the trade gods.
From TSN Insider Trading:
Dreger: And the Battle of Alberta may drift off the ice as well because the Edmonton Oilers are also looking for a top-six forward. Not sure about the Flames but I believe the Edmonton Oilers are going to pay close attention to what happens with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Again, speculation around the likes of Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson, maybe Alex Kerfoot. And another team to watch? The Minnesota Wild. I’m told that Bill Guerin is open for business and part of …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation