Person of Interest: Who is the mystery forward the Leafs want?

Few things spark the imagination of Leafs fans quite like saying the Leafs are interested in a winger and then not telling us who. To make matters worse this name is apparently sitting on a piece of paper in Elliotte Friedman’s possession just haunting and teasing Toronto sports fans, especially after a game where they could only muster one goal. While we might be light on answers, we’re certainly fully stocked on wild specualtion, and that’s exactly what we’re going to do here. We’re going to speculate the hell out of this as we try to figure out who the Leafs are after.
Michael’s pick: Alex Iafallo
I mentioned in an earlier roundtable that Alex Iafallo makes a lot of sense and I think he is the mystery winger. Not only is he someone who can slot anywhere in the lineup, but his contract isn’t too high in spit of Toronto needing to retain some of it. The Leafs and Kings already have a strong trade relationship (Muzzin, Campbell, etc) so it makes sense the two might be negotiating another trade.
Brian’s pick: Tanner Pearson
I wrote on Friday about the potential …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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