Leafs still prioritizing defense, possible interest in Simmonds, and making room for Knies: Rumours

Leafs still prioritizing defense, possible interest in Simmonds, and making room for Knies: Rumours

My apologies to anyone who has been paying attention over the past few weeks and has noticed that I tend to run the Rumours posts on Thursdays. Your commitment to TLN content is admirable, and I’m sorry for letting you down. To the rest of you who are just gleefully clicking on any fresh Leafs content, ignore all of that. It doesn’t matter when we run stuff and the once a week thing is largely just to keep ourselves in check that we aren’t going overboard with the rumour mongering. Presumably the delay this week is largely due to the fact that when a team is on barely beatable over a month and on a five game winning streak, you aren’t too focused on additions or subtractions from the lineup. Still, that Muzzin cap relief looms large and let’s talk about what the Leafs might want to do with it.
A Simmonds landing spot
While the Jarnkrok injury does seem like it has the potential to get Wayne Simmonds into the lineup at a greater frequency than he has been playing, it’s still not particularly likely that t …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation