A brief case for moving on from Jack Campbell

There has been some panicking in the Toronto market as the draft took a number of goaltenders off the free agency and trade markets. Gone are Marc-Andre Fleury, Casey DeSmith, Ville Husso, and Alexandar Georgiev. The Devils as part of their move committed to Mackenzie Blackwood as part of their tandem, Braden Holtby seems to be leaning towards retirement or at least not playing in 2022-23, and even Montreal seems to be stubbornly clinging to Jake Allen as part of their goaltending duo. With the market shrinking and there being no shortage of teams, and teams with more cap space also looking for goaltenders there seems to be a growing sentiment that it is worth revisiting the idea of Jack Campbell in the Leafs net, that seems like a bad idea. Here’s why.
First off, if Jack Campbell was going to be part of the picture it seems like it would have made sense for Steve Briere to have stuck around as well. If the Leafs were serious about maintaining the status quo, that would have probably involved using the coach already working with him. There’s the potential that Curtis Sanford could see Campbell as the best option of who is left to work wi …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation