What changes are coming for the Leafs?

What changes are coming for the Leafs?

With the pain still relatively new, and the uninspired comments from locker room clean out day not exactly inspiring anyone to believe that the Leafs are committed to improving, but rather are waiting for the playoffs to align with their regular season, we’ve decided that someone needs to have reactionary plans for change if the Leafs aren’t willing to come up with them on their own. Enter our panel of experts, and the all important question for them, What change would you like to see made this off-season?
Jori Negin-Shecter:
In a dream world, a Marner for Eichel trade would be rad, but as far as realistic changes, it’s going to be a matter of shuffling deck chairs. You’re not trading your core pieces unless you get blown away because panic selling would be a mistake and Dubas hasn’t shown us to be a GM that makes panic moves. Perhaps creating a spot for Nick Robertson to play full time by moving on from Ilya Mikheyev or Pierre Engvall could make some sense. Something else I wouldn’t mind seeing is the Maple Leafs making a run at one or both of Phillip Danault and/ …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Ken Rosenthal gives updates on Francisco Lindor, Tomoyuki Sugano, and Jake Odorizzi

If Jon Morosi’s comments bummed you out, maybe this series of updates from Ken Rosenthal over at The Athletic will make you feel a little bit better about the Blue Jays’ off-season. Well, one of these updates might.

The first thing up is Cleveland’s pursuit of trading away their best player, Francisco Lindor.
Lindor, of course, has been a major name linked to the Blue Jays all off-season and even before that. The All-Star shortstop is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2021 season and there’s absolutely zero doubt that Cleveland isn’t going to re-sign him.
There’s also an obvious connection between Lindor and the Blue Jays, as Mark Shapiro was in Cleveland when he was drafted with the No. 8 overall draft pick back in 2011. Lindor himself has even said that he would be interested in being a Blue Jay. So, all in all, despite the fact the Jays already have Bo Bichette at short, this seems like a match.
Anyway, Rosenthal reports today that Cleveland is having a hell of a time finding the right trade for their star player. He says that a combination of fewer teams than usual being interested …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

Why Draymond Green’s comments about the Toronto Raptors don’t matter

Draymond Green made some interesting comments about Kevin Durant, the Toronto Raptors, and the 2019 NBA Finals. Here’s why those comments really don’t matter. Ever the outspoken poet, Draymond Green is once again back in the limelight following a recent appearance Showtime’s “All The Smoke” with former Warriors Stephen Jackson and Matt Barnes. Green was […]
Why Draymond Green’s comments about the Toronto Raptors don’t matter – Raptors Rapture – Raptors Rapture – A Toronto Raptors Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Author: Thomas Valentine / Raptors HQ