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The Maple Leafs tradability tiers for the summer of 2022

Often when we talk about trades on this site we focus largely on who the Leafs are targeting. We’ve made some passing mention of players that it makes sense to dump, but never really factor in who other teams would be calling the Leafs for or asking in return. In the spirit of that, here’s…

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What does a successful summer for the Leafs look like?

The Leafs are starting from a pretty good place. Much like last year, but this year there is a lot more buy-in to where they are starting from because it’s a lot easier to lose to the Lightning in the first round than the Canadiens or Blue Jackets. Here’s to progress. Anyways, there isn’t a…

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How do the Leafs incumbents measure up to the goaltending market

The Leafs are going to be aggressively dipping their toes into the waters of the goaltending market this summer, but should they? The answer definitely seems to be yes. Taking a look at five goaltending measures from last season it’s clear there are some options out there that the Leafs might want to explore. The…

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Goaltending targets for the Leafs in the draft

Initially this post was written before the Leafs decided to not renew Steve Briere’s contract (the Leafs goaltending coach). The idea that the Leafs need to explore any and all goaltending options until they produce a worthwhile goaltender in their own system seems like a necessity. Really the last 30 years have only Felix Potvin,…

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Exploring the idea of a Jake Muzzin trade

No matter what your feelings on the current state of Jake Muzzin as an NHL defenseman, it’s hard not to look at his $5.625M cap hit and wonder if the Leafs would be better off with Muzzin being relocated. From an actual dollar cost over the next couple of seasons, Muzzin is a bit more…