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Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brad Treliving in a press conference.
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Maple Leafs place two key names on the trade block

Published May 15, 2024 at 12:16
BY JULIEN TREKKER

The Toronto Maple Leafs reportedly placed two players on the trade block following another disappointing first-round exit in the playoffs.

With all the changes that are expected to go down within the organization over the summer, it's not surprising at all to see that the general manager Brad Treliving is placing payers on the trade block.

Many rumours involve team leaders John Tavares and Mitch Marner, but this one is about two other players that could be leaving the Leafs in the coming months: restricted free agents Nicholas Robertson and Timothy Liljegren.

Daily Faceoff shared the following details about the two players' situations:


"Robertson and Liljegren are both RFAs and both will seek raises. They've graduated from top prospect status to full-time NHLers, but the moment has overwhelmed them in high-stakes games at times, and Keefe seemed reluctant to trust either of them in crucial moments.

Robertson is 22 and Liljegren is 25. They both have shown enough flashes of skill that they still have some trade value if worked into a larger package. One could argue Toronto needs Robertson's scoring as a depth winger and Liljegren's mobility as a right-shot blueliner, but if both have not proven reliable when it comes to winning wars of attrition in the playoffs, could it be time to move on?"



While nothing concrete has been put forward yet, if Treliving is looking to make a big splash this summer, it'll likely involved one of them.

The Leafs don't have that much money to spend, especially for depth players. Robertson and Liljegren could come with expensive price tags when the market opens, leaving the Leafs no choice but to trade their rights.

Do you think the Toronto Maple Leafs will trade Nicholas Robertson and/or Timothy Liljegren this summer?

Source: Hockey Feed - Two more Maple Leafs shoved on trade market this summer!
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