Things are happening. Finally. For the love of god, finally.
It’s amazing how quickly things can change in the hockey world. Twitter seemed to be a relatively tranquil place earlier this afternoon, with the conversation being primarily dominated by people taking turns in laughing at the Tampa Bay Rays for the borderline Nathan For You business scheme they constructed to stay alive.
The takes were cold. The air was light.
And then, this:
Toronto Maple Leafs bracing for activity. Telling teams they will listen on Kapanen and Kadri. Would need a D back in a Kapanen trade and a centre back for Kadri. Strong sense Connor Brown could go as well.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 20, 2019
Side Note: It says a lot about the entertainment index of the NHL’s offseason that the mere possibility of player movement draws comparisons to a Woj Bomb.
By the end of today – heck, by the end of this sentence, even – the Toronto Maple Leafs could look markedly different. The names of which Dreger mentions as possible trade candidates are not the par-for-the-course casualties we’ve waxed about all summer – save for Connor Brown. His departure, much like Thanos, is inevitable.
These are deep …
Author: Mike Stephens / The Leafs Nation