Goalies. Goalies. Goalies. NHL Draft day is in full swing and the Maple Leafs have reportedly been a bit active in discussions so far.
The closer we get to July 13th, the more it looks like Jack Campbell will hit unrestricted free agency, meaning Toronto would likely be on the hunt for a new starting goaltender.
Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas spoke with the media yesterday and discussed a number of topics ranging from Rasmus Sandin, to Campbell, to even Petr Mrazek and his future in Toronto. Dubas bet on the 30-year-old netminder coming back and having a breakout season, making it seem like he was returning to the Maple Leafs.
Maple Leafs won’t do absolutely anything to dump Petr Mrazek’s contract
That, though, could just be Dubas protecting his goaltender and not going public with what he actually thinks of the 30-year-old. And as of right now, reports are suggesting that maybe Mrazek isn’t back in the blue and white next season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the mix on Matt Murray and he would agree to a move there. Arizona and Chicago both looking for goalies. #Sens https://t.co/cxPYYxMtKJ
— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 7, 2022
According to the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch, the Maple Leafs are interested in bringing Matt Murray with them when they come home from Montreal. If that’s the case, I don’t think Toronto begins the season with Mrazek and Murray as their tandem. At least, I hope not.
And if you’re wondering what the trade looked like before Murray declined to waive his modified no-trade clause for Buffalo, here it is:
The deal between Ottaw …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation