NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs Linked To Lightning Forward


According to The Fourth Period, the Maple Leafs are linked to Ondrej Palat.

Although Lightning GM Julien BriseBois said that re-signing Palat is one of the team's biggest priorities this offseason, nothing is official until a new contract is signed. With free agency beginning in a little over a week, there's a chance that we will see Palat hit the market. If that happens, expect the Leafs to be in the mix given this development. 

A two-time Stanley Cup champion, Palat would be such a good addition for the Leafs as they try to take that next step as contenders. Palat is a proven playoff performer and this year was no different. In 23 postseason games, he scored 11 goals and recorded 21 points. 

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