There are less than 24 hours to go until the trade deadline, and you know what that means: There is chatter. Lots of it, folks.
We’re going to try to keep bringing together as many trade talk items (known in some circles as “rumours”) from legitimate outlets until everything is settled, so let’s get right back into the Tyson Barrie situation.
Barrie shot up the TSN Trade board a couple days ago, at fifth-most likely to move at the deadline. With the Leafs in a weird position of still needing upgrades on the back end, this didn’t seem to make much sense, but there’s been a lot of rumbling about them making a series of moves for a longer term solution. As such, Barrie’s name has been very much out there, and the Vancouver Canucks appear to be zeroing in on him more than any other team.
Hearing this too, Barrie talks have intensified https://t.co/zNVEPDa88A
— Satiar Shah (@SatiarShah) February 23, 2020
Sources from the Vancouver Province, TSN, and Sportsnet have all weighed in to say the Canucks are in heavy talks with the Leafs for Barrie. …
Author: Ryan Fancey / The Leafs Nation