NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs & Kraken Becoming Trade Candidates

In a recent piece for Daily Faceoff, Frank Seravalli noted that the Toronto Maple Leafs’ primary objective at the trade deadline is to add a defenseman. This is an understandable objective, as the Maple Leafs have a very deep offense, but they also are dealing with injuries on defense. As a result of this report, one defenseman who could be on Toronto’s radar is Seattle Kraken defenseman, Carson Soucy. 

Seravalli recently reported that the Kraken could look to trade Soucy at the deadline for the right price. Soucy has previously been on Toronto’s radar, so it does not seem too out of the question that they would try to make a push for him again. After all, he is a big-bodied defenseman who plays a physical game, is defensively responsible, and also can provide decent offense from time to time.

With Jake Muzzin out, the Maple Leafs would certainly benefit from adding a left-shot defenseman before the trade deadline passes. Let’s see if Seattle and Toronto make a deal centering around Soucy from here.

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