How can the Leafs activate Jake Muzzin from LTIR?

At his post-trade deadline press conference, Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas mentioned that Rasmus Sandin had been placed on Injured Reserve. Turns out he was actually placed on LTIR, but there was no mention of that on the Leafs social media to my knowledge. That means the earliest he can return is April 14 vs. the Capitals, at which point there will only be 9 regular season games remaining.
Timothy Liljegren and Petr Mrazek were very briefly loaned to the Marlies roster on deadline day, making them eligible to be sent down post-deadline. Mrazek can’t be sent down without another active goalie on the roster, Jack Campbell is skating again though so that won’t be an issue much longer. With those two sent down, the Leafs are just under $1m away from being able to activate Muzzin from LTIR. With Sandin on LTIR, they’re ~$100k away.
I should mention that Jake Muzzin is back to practice as well, and it seems as though the Leafs intend to activate him. Without a way to make up that $100k however, …

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Author: Earl Schwartz / The Leafs Nation

Toronto Raptors rooting guide: 3 outcomes that could help Raps

Toronto Raptors rooting guide: 3 outcomes that could help Raps

The Toronto Raptors are currently the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference at 40-32 overall. Just a year removed from ending up with the No. 4 overall pick, the fact Toronto is fighting for their postseason life in the final 10 days shows that this team has overachieved. The Raptors aren’t completely in control […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Ranking 3 potential play-in teams Toronto could face

Raptors: Ranking 3 potential play-in teams Toronto could face

The Toronto Raptors currently sit as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference, meaning they are currently stuck in the play-in tournament. While they would need to lose twice to be eliminated, this team is struggling to beat even the most lackluster of opponents. They’ve struggled mightily as of late, as the squad has missed […]
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Author: Matthew Chiu / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: The case for and against blowing the roster up

Toronto Raptors: The case for and against blowing the roster up

Once considered to be real contenders in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors has a miserable 2020-21 season that forced outsiders to wonder if Masai Ujiri can reach contender status once again with their roster as currently constructed. One of the biggest question marks surrounding the organization is Pascal Siakam. Ever since Siakam’s nightmare performance against […]
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Author: Matthew Chiu / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 5 positive takeaways from the 2020-21 Season

Toronto Raptors: The case for and against blowing the roster up

With the Toronto Raptors falling in the conference standings and no turnaround in sight, maybe it’s time to call it quits on what has been a somewhat depressing season of Raptors basketball. Not that there’s anyone at fault here. The bulk of the 2020-21 roster had career-best seasons this year, to go along with another […]
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Author: Avishai Sol / Raptors HQ

The Everything Leafs Podcast: Trade Deadline Targets For The Leafs

The Everything Leafs Podcast: Trade Deadline Targets For The Leafs

The Leafs have one of the best chances to advance to the conference finals in a very long time. It’s clear that Kyle Dubas will look to really bolster this roster at the trade deadline. In this episode, Nick DeSouza and Kevin Papetti extensively break down the different options Toronto has and what a trade might look like.
 
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You can find us on twitter at:
Nick DeSouza: @NickDeSouza_
Kevin Papetti: @KPapetti

Stay safe and thanks for listening!

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Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation

Raptors: Toronto needs to raid the Sacramento Kings at the trade deadline

Raptors: Toronto needs to raid the Sacramento Kings at the trade deadline

The Toronto Raptors are starting to slide a bit in the Eastern Conference standings, and Masai Ujiri might need to swing a few trades in order to officially make them contenders. If they want to raid a potential tanking team, they should consider going after some Sacramento Kings players. The Kings, who haven’t made the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 holes to fill at NBA Trade Deadline

Toronto Raptors: 3 holes to fill at NBA Trade Deadline

The Toronto Raptors are currently sitting 4th in the Eastern Conference standings with a .500 record. With impressive wins against the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers over their last few games, it’s no surprise the Raptors faithful are starting to look at this team and thinking “why not?”. The fact that a .500 record can land […]
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Author: Jack Long / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors’ Slow Start Brings Tough Questions into Focus

Toronto Raptors’ Slow Start Brings Tough Questions into Focus

A slide in the improved Eastern Conference was expected this season for the Toronto Raptors, but a disastrous start that has them near the Conference basement is now prompting some uncomfortable questions about the state of the franchise. Major problems have arisen for the Toronto Raptors in the midst of their bumbling 1-5 start, and […]
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Author: Ben Fisher / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors biggest Eastern Conference foes for 2021

Toronto Raptors biggest Eastern Conference foes for 2021

The NBA Eastern Conference is stronger than ever. Who are the Toronto Raptors strongest Eastern opponents for this upcoming season? The Toronto Raptors indubitably took a step back in free agency. Re-signing Fred VanVleet was a huge move for this organizations future. The losses of Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol, on the other hand, will surely be felt. […]
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Author: Jack Long / Raptors HQ