The Leafs have started there off season retooling with the Johnathon Bernier, they still have some big moves and holes to fill.
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Dave Nonis has to decide what to do with James Reimer now that Bernier is in the fold. There are a few teams that may be looking at adding a goalie. Philadelphia, Phoenix and the Islanders are for sure looking for a goalie. With Reports that Kiprusoff will retire Calgary may be looking as well. At 1.6 mil cap hit Reimer has a good cap hit for a potential starter.
The Leafs are also taking calls on Dion Phaneuf. Not everyone in the locker room likes him because he does have an arrogant cocky outlook. Its part of the reason he was traded from Calgary in the first place. He wanted to be Captain and locker room leader and with Iginla entrenched that would never happen in Calgary. He is not worth 6.5 mil a season but he isn't the type of person to want to take a hair cut in pay. This could be a messy ending that may not be resolved til the trade deadline.
Tyler Bozak seems to have priced himself out of Toronto. He is looking for 5.5 mil per season which is too much for the Leafs. He will likely get it in free agency because of the lack of quality centers. Leafs have set there sites on Stephen Weiss to replace him. They may end up making close to the same amount but Weiss is the better player
There is a high likelihood that the Leafs will get David Clarkson which would add toughness and scoring into the top 9. That is something the Leafs have lacked especially on the top 2 lines. Kessel, Bozak, Lupul, JVR, Grabovski, and Kulemin aren't exactly the toughest punch to play against. They are all skilled speed type players and adding sandpaper to that punch would add a lot.
I also have an incline that the leafs are interested in moving up in the draft and have an eye towards Max Domi. That name is very familiar in Toronto as Tie Domi was one of the most popular Leaf players in the last 30 years. The Leafs won't get him at 21 so a trade would have to happen. If they can't move up another former leaf players son may be picked. Kerby Rychel son or Warren Rychel may be around at the 21 for the Leafs.
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