NHL Rumors: 2 Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Trade Candidates

The Toronto Maple Leafs managed to make some big moves prior to the trade deadline as general manager (GM) Kyle Dubas had to get creative to acquire Mark Giordano and Colin Blackwell from the Seattle Kraken. Toronto's GM has been busy most of the season making minor tweaks to the roster and is never shy to process a bold move in-season. Look for the wheeling and dealing to continue this summer as the Maple Leafs have some cash issues creeping up for next season. Let's take a look at two Leafs who could be dealt in the offseason:

Petr Mrazek

We shall see how this all plays out but seeing Petr Mrazek being put on waivers tells you all you need to know about how his first season with the Maple Leafs is going. The veteran netminder is signed for two more seasons at $3.8 million against the cap and if Dubas doesn't like what he sees down the stretch and potentially in the Stanley Cup playoffs, look for the team to move Mrazek this summer. Jack Campbell is close to returning and the tandem should be given every chance to succeed this season. Campbell is a free agent at season's end and if Dubas decides to re-sign him, expect to see Mrazek shipped out to clear up some cap space. So far in 18 games this season, the 30-year-old netminder has recorded a .885 save percentage. 

Justin Holl

The lanky defender has been very inconsistent this season as he's found himself in the press box at times. Justin Holl makes $2 million against the cap and is signed through next season. The team may prefer a cheaper option for their bottom defense pairing, making Holl likely expendable. Known for his willingness to do whatever it takes to win and use his body for blocking rubber, Holl gets knocked because of his skating, first pass and hockey IQ. Dubas had put him out there in trade talks since the second month of this season and after seeing Travis Dermott get moved to Vancouver, Holl is likely next on the list. 

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