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When TSN reveals a new Trade Bait Board, all eyes are on it.
And on Sept. 1, TSN’s dropped their first of the offseason and two Leafs made the list — Andreas Johnsson and Frederik Andersen.
TLN editor Jon Steitzer wrote about it and it was the sixth most-read article of the year.
Two Leafs make their way onto the TSN Trade Bait Board
Here’s what Steitzer wrote:
17. Andreas Johnsson
This really does come as much of a surprise, as the Leafs have capable wingers willing to work for cheap in the form of Robertson, Barabanov, and Korshkov. Replacing Johnsson and Kapanen with cheap entry level deal players that at the very least will be able to cover off the underwhelming 2019-20 seasons of Kapanen and Johnsson and at best match their 2018-19 career best years, seems like a no brainer.
Johnsson probably isn’t going to land the Leafs a mid-1st round pick, but there’s a good chance that he could be part of a worthwhile package for an area of need for the Leafs.
19. Frederik Andersen
I really feels like we’ …
Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation