Monday Morning GM: Does trading Alexander Kerfoot in the offseason make sense?

Today we’re kicking off a new weekly post on TLN where we second guess the decision making of Kyle Dubas and/or make completely unsolicated suggestions on what he should do. How is this different than any other post? Well, we’ve given it a name and a day in the week we’ll consistently run it. Expect to see more of these popping up in the next little while, and of course we welcome your feedback on which ones hit or miss the mark for you.
About a month ago Sportsnet ran a post suggesting a player on each team that is likely to get traded. While Kapanen, Johnsson, and even Travis Dermott were suggested as options, the name they landed on was Alex Kerfoot:
The Nazem Kadri trade just didn’t work out for the Leafs and they’re likely to let Tyson Barrie walk to UFA. That would leave only Kerfoot behind from the trade, but even he could be a candidate to move on in the off-season. Toronto is facing a cap crunch so there are a few possibilities — and, no, we’re not including William Nylander here. …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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