The Leafs have quite the decision to make in regards to their goalies for the 2022-23 season.
Contract talks have stalled with impending free-agent Jack Campbell and Petr Mrazek will likely be on the move either via a trade or a buyout. With so few options available in the system with ample amounts of NHL experience, the Leafs may need to address the position either through a free agent signing or a trade.
One such goalie who was been circulating in rumours as a potential option is John Gibson, who is coming off another off-year in terms of his numbers. Despite the recent downward trend over the past three seasons, his talent and capabilities are undeniable and it’s no wonder the rumours have connected the 28-year-old to the Leafs.
But it appears that it is not entirely the case, as Chris Johnston went on First Up to report that the team does not really have interest in trading for Gibson.
Well as far as I can tell, the Leafs don’t have interest in Gibson. I suppose that could change, but for one reason or another, I don’t actually think this is one of the guys they are looking at.
Johnston would go on to say that with goaltending likely being the biggest focus, there is no clear sense of what direction the Leafs are heading. He did mention that talks with Campbell remain unchanged and listed Darcy Kuemper, Marc-Andre Fleury, and Ville Husso as some free agents they may look at …
Author: Michael Mazzei / The Leafs Nation