Friedman reports the Leafs are waiting to see whether they will buy or sell

There are 26 days remaining until the NHL trade deadline. More importantly the Leafs have 13 games remaining until the deadline, while sitting two points back behind Florida for the final divisional spot and 2 points back of Carolina for the final wild card spot. The Leafs are a pretty good team and I say they make it, but with 13 games remaining, Elliotte Friedman notes that Kyle Dubas is going to be patient to find out where they are before making his next move:
Toronto GM Kyle Dubas has had this to say to other teams regarding his team’s approach at the deadline: “Our players will decide what we do.” Their fortunes will determine whether or not the Maple Leafs pursue a right-handed defender or test the market on their UFAs-to-be. They played very well in a 5-2 win over Nashville in their first game back from the all-star break, with a tough game in Dallas coming up on Wednesday. They have looked into Minnesota’s Mathew Dumba who fits with Toronto’s modus operandi — he has three years remaining on his contract. As one exec said, “They are investigating every good defenceman on the …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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