NHL Trade Speculation 2012: 11 Players the Leafs Should Trade for This New Year

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NHL Trade Speculation 2012: 11 Players the Leafs Should Trade for This New Year
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With the new year already progress, right now is the time teams begin to think whether they are contenders or pretenders.

The Leafs are in a precarious situation. They are out of the playoff picture right now; however, they aren't out by very much. They may sell some talent, but I highly doubt they will just sell off talent without getting immediate help for their team.

Around this time of year, GM Brian Burke always surprises Leaf fans with a January blockbuster. Last year it was getting Joffrey Lupul and Jake Gardiner, the year before that it was Dion Phaneuf and JS Giguere.

Who will it be this year?

Here's a list of 11 players I feel the Leafs could end up pursuing by the trade deadline this year.

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