As trade rumours swirl around like a tornado full of misinformation, the Leafs are at the eye of the storm and are about to get windswept by right-handed defencemen.
Any capable defenceman in the NHL that holds their stick a certain way will be linked to the Leafs. Whether they play a physical or skillful game, their name will be spread around in baseless rumours no matter what.
There is this inherent need to get these messages across and soak up all of the intrigue like a hockey transaction sponge.
One message that has been fact-checked and sourced is the Vegas Golden Knights willing to let go of their right-handed defenceman Colin Miller, after the team was knocked out of the first round by the San Jose Sharks.
Defenseman Colin Miller reportedly is being shopped by the Golden Knights, who are looking to shed salary this offseason. #VegasBornhttps://t.co/sjsIviSBez
— David Schoen (@DavidSchoenLVRJ) May 20, 2019
The 26-year-old defenceman is reportedly being shopped around for cap issues — he’s on the books for a $3.875-million cap hit for the next three years. But after the Knights signed the likes of Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty and Marc-Andre Fleury to long-term high-dollar contracts, …
Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation