How should the Maple Leafs approach Jack Campbell and their goaltending situation?

How should the Maple Leafs approach Jack Campbell and their goaltending situation?

It is the biggest decision looming for the Toronto Maple Leafs heading into this summer. Do they retain pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Jack Campbell? If so, how much are they willing to pay? If not, what is Plan B?
These are the questions the club has to ponder just days after yet another first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs exit, this time at the hands of the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning. To be fair, this was going to be an issue for the Maple Leafs regardless of what happened in the post-season, but a successful run would have possibly provided more clarity on the situation.
Entering his first full season as the Maple Leafs’ No. 1 option in goal, Campbell’s year was mixed. He got off to a great first couple of months and was named the NHL’s second star for the month of November after posting a 9-0-2 record in that span with three shutouts and a .959 save percentage. The performance helped him earn his first NHL All-Star appearance.
But when the calendar flipped from 2021 to 2022, Campbell’s game began to slip. He posted consecutive months of save percentages below .900 in January and February. He played in two more games in March before he was …

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Author: David Alter / The Leafs Nation

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