Since the Toronto Maple Leafs season ended early—once again—there's been a fair amount of speculation concerning the Toronto Maple Leafs offseason choices by analysts and fans alike. From rumours surrounding potential trades, to the Leafs' draft pick for this year, here's a look at what the Maple Leafs really need to do in this offseason.
The rumours that surround possible trades have been big news in Leaf-land since the Carolina Hurricanes ended the Buds season on March 27th. Deals might include Toronto trading away a number of players for one big name.
The biggest name that has been circulating in Toronto trade rumours since February is that of Columbus Blue Jackets star centre, Rick Nash. Even if Nash wants to come to the Leafs—a big issue as he has a no-trade clause—he isn't what the Leafs need right now.
The potential cost to land one of the more underrated stars currently in the NHL would undoubtedly be high. Toronto would have to give up players who are ready to play now, not future prospects. Players such as Nazem Kadri, Mikhail Grabovski, Luke Schenn, Joe Colborne, and Cody Franson are just some that have be ...
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