Look, I get it. Anytime a player is seemingly available we end up writing about whether or not they are a potential fit for the Leafs. It’s exhausting. That comes with having a number of different writers on this site with a number of different opinions on who would be a fit, and that comes with the fact that even when things are going great for the Leafs, the thought of upgrading the team shouldn’t leave our minds for a second.
It also doesn’t hurt that when we’re talking about a need for the Leafs, a top four defenseman is definitely something that is something that needs some attention. We’ve talked at length about how Justin Holl is a straight up liability this year, and even in a 5-1 win against Edmonton, you can probably credit Holl for most of the best opportunities for the Oilers to get in the game. There’s the fact that Muzzin, while still serviceable, has noticeably lost a step, and while the infusion of foot speed by giving him Liljegren as his partner has helped, it doesn’t change the fact that the Leafs aren’t getting what they …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation