Toronto Maple Leafs Looking To Trade at Deadline, Do They Go Younger Or Older?

January 10th, 2011 by Nathan Cole Leave a reply »
As trade deadline day approaches in the NHL the Toronto Maple Leafs will be the subjects of a great deal of rumors, as they have been the past three years.  Most of this speculation will be false, and much of the remainder will be inaccurate either in terms of what teams are trading and what players are being talked about.

All the same, there has been reports from trusted sources that the Leafs have been talking to various teams, and Burke has said as much that not only is he not satisfied with his team, but he is burning up his phone trying to do something about it.

It would seem obvious to say that the most of the players reportedly drawing the most interest from other teams are the ones that are playing the best right now.  Players such as Clarke Macarthur, Kris Versteeg and Mikhail Grabovski could possibly provide an immediate impact for other clubs looking to add some secondary scoring for a reasonable cap hit.  

As clubs make a run for the playoffs, they are also looking to boost their blueline depth, and more importantly, a veteran with playoff experience.  Francois Beauchemin fits this bill, and his affordable 3.8 million ...

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