Toronto Maple Leafs: Darcy Tucker a Missing Piece in The Leafs Puzzle?

John WhiteContributor IIJuly 19, 2010

ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 09:  Darcy Tucker #16 of the Toronto Maple Leafs reacts during the NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on January 9, 2008 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Darcy Tucker spent eight years of his NHL career playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. For most of that time, he was the heart and soul of the team. 

Tucker has spent the last two years playing for the Colorado Avalanche. Tucker, a free agent, could be signed for little and would prove great for a Leafs roster filled with young players. 

Tucker would be an important part of the Leafs' bottom six and would provide grit, leadership, and even some scoring.