The Toronto Maple Leafs Should Sign Adam Mair

August 18th, 2010 by Jeff Langridge Leave a reply »
So Brian Burke wants to add more depth to the Leafs' bottom six, and he's looking at both Raffi Torres and Adam Mair (credit to Todd Cordell).

I wasn't so surprised to see Torres' name but I was shocked to see Adam Mair's name. If Brian Burke is trying to sign Adam Mair, than I am officially Burke's No. 1 fan.

You see on a dark day in Leafs history, March 13th 2001 to be specific, Pat Quinn traded Mair and a second round pick (that became Mike Cammalleri) for... Aki Berg. Mair was my favorite prospect coming up in the Leafs system at the time, so when I heard about that trade I wasn't too happy.

Everyday since then I've hated that trade more, although it was probably strengthened by the massive failure that was Berg. Now, ten years later and me a lot wiser, Burke is actually thinking of erasing that transaction, or at least halfway. I'd also like to have Cammalleri back too.

Now before I start to sound like a massive fanboy, let me give you a few reasons why I think Mair could be a big help to the Maple Leafs' bottom six.

Mair has developed into a strong defensive player, he hustles every shift and can agitate opponents ea ...

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