Could a reunion with James Reimer be beneficial to the Maple Leafs?

This is something I didn’t think I’d write, but here we are.
At the moment, all signs point to Petr Mrazek being gone by the end of summer which means the Maple Leafs will need another backup goaltender. While it’s not clear if Jack Campbell will be gone, too, there has been no good news up to this point. So expect the worst.
If that’s the case, Toronto would be on the hunt for two netminders. They could either choose a tandem — similar to last season — or a legitimate starter and backup.
A few days ago, TLN’s Managing Editor Jon Steitzer wrote a great article looking at how a few of the netminders outside of the Maple Leafs organization compared to Campbell and Mrazek. The numbers are unsurprising to say the least.
How do the Leafs incumbents measure up to the goaltending market
Some names that are mentioned in the article were expected, like Eric Comrie and Ville Husso because they seem like legitimate options. However, one name that was missing from the article was James Reimer.
Now, I know what you might be saying; “JAMES REIMER?! No, we’re good.” But the reality is the 34-year-old had a great season on an abysmal San Jose Sharks team. Reimer was also rumoured to have teams garnering interest in him around the trade deadline this season.
The 34-year-old played the most games of any goaltender this season for the Sharks at 48. His save percentage …

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation

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