NHL Rumors: Ducks Goalie Rejects Move to Maple Leafs

Anaheim Ducks netminder John Gibson has heard his name mentioned recently in trade talks. How much you ask? So much so, his agent felt the need to put an end to some trade rumors. According to Gibson's agent, his client has no interest in playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

Gibson holds a 10-team no trade clause and the Maple Leafs are on his list. There's been a number of different trade rumors pop up throughout the past few weeks and this essentially ends any chance of a deal going down. Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas recently admitted his newfound cap space has made every goalie in the league available, however Gibson has other ideas.

The Ducks netminder is signed long term with a cap hit of $6.4 million per season so he's under a reasonable contract and has shown in the past he can be elite. Last season, not so much as the 28-year-old recorded a 3.19 GAA and a .904 save %. Anaheim is hopeful he can get back to the 'old' Gibson where he would produce .924 save % during the regular season.

The Maple Leafs are in talks with pending free agent Jack Campbell, however it doesn't appear there's been any progress in the negotiations. Regardless of what happens with Campbell, Toronto can cross Gibson off their list.

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