The Maple Leafs shouldn’t rely on in-house goaltending if they trade Petr Mrazek

After a not-so-stellar first season in Toronto, it seems like Petr Mrazek’s time in the Maple Leafs might already be coming to an end.
The 30-year-old had multiple injuries throughout the season and it felt like he never played a stretch of games with consistency. There were already a few question marks when Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas signed Mrazek last off-season.
And while some thought he might be a good fit, there were others who believed this wasn’t the right move.
At 30-years-old, Mrazek is still owed $6 million over the next two seasons by Toronto. That’s a lot of money throughout the course of two years for a goaltender who finished this season with an .888 save percentage.
Many won’t forget that he was even placed on waivers when the Maple Leafs approached the trade deadline this year.
It was supposed to be a tandem between Mrazek and Jack Campbell, but three groin injuries got in the way of that. Now, everyone asks the question — does Toronto trade him?
Do you move out the $3-million AAV goaltender who …

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation

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