We’re starting a new series where we analyze the players placed on waivers around the league to see if there are any the Leafs should try and claim. We will also tell the likelihood Toronto might actually try and snag said player for free.
In addition to the five players the Leafs placed on waivers this afternoon, well over 100 other players in the NHL had the same fate. A lot of the moves appear to be in preparation for setting up the taxi squad and lowering the roster sizes with the start of the 2021 season fast approaching, meaning we might be seeing more players placed on waivers soon.
Given that there were so many players on the waiver wire, there were bound to be a few intriguing players up for grabs. Let’s take a look at five of them and see which ones the Leafs should try and go after.
Leading up to the start of the 2020 free agent frenzy, a lot of Leafs fans were hoping the team would try to snag up the 35-year-old winger. Instead, they outbid the Montreal Canadiens to sign Wayne Simmonds to a one-year deal. The Habs went on to …
Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation