If the backbone of the best NHL teams are made of size and skill down the middle, a deep defence corps and great goaltending, the Leafs need some additional pieces.
The goaltending situation is excellent. However, the team could use at least one more solid NHL defender and another quality pivot. The main issue is that the club does not have any wiggle room with the salary cap, so it would need to send some roster players the other way to make a trade possible.
Let's take a look at some players who could be targets for the Leafs as the trade deadline hits. Weigh in with your thoughts on these players and others.
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