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Canadiens Goaltender Linked as Top Option to Maple Leafs

Published March 2, 2023 at 12:48
BY JULIEN TREKKER

In the last few days, we've seen a lot of trades and he Maple Leafs have been one of the most busy teams.

In addition to adding forwards Ryan O'Reilly, Noel Acciari and Sam Lafferty, Kyle Dubas has solidified his defense with Jake McCabe, Erik Gustafsson and Luke Schenn. However, Kyle Dubas has yet to address their goaltending needs.

Montembeault linked to the Maple Leafs



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This is what the well-known hockey analyst Craig Button suggests for the Leafs as their second goalie for this year and the next. Montembeault's cost-effective contract would add to the team's payroll until 2024.


If not Montembeault, the Leafs may be interested in veteran Jake Allen, according to former NHL head coach and TVA Sports analyst Michel Bergeron. Having a veteran in front of the net would help the Leafs greatly, according to Bergeron.


"The Lightning's dominance in front of the net is huge, so, the Leafs absolutely have to call the Habs for Jake Allen. Toronto, in order to get Allen, is going to pay the big price." - Michel Bergeron

One thing is for sure, the Leafs definitely need some help at that position. If it's not from Montreal, Dubas could turn to Jonathan Quick, who recently joined Columbus.

The situation is worth keeping an eye on until Friday at 3 pm.
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March 2   |   264 answers
Canadiens Goaltender Linked as Top Option to Maple Leafs

Who do you think is the best between these goalies?

Jake Allen7628.8 %
Sam Montembeault114.2 %
Matt Murray238.7 %
Ilya Samsonov15458.3 %
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