Maple Leafs Rumors: TJ Brodie Done in Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs have some big decisions to make this offseason. After another first-round exit, it is clear that some changes are on the way this summer. We have now been given an update about one of their top pending unrestricted free agents (UFAs). 

According to The Fourth Period, the Maple Leafs have not shown interest in re-signing defenseman TJ Brodie, and the expectation at this juncture is that the veteran will hit free agency this summer.

Brodie, 33, spent each of the last four seasons with the Maple Leafs. In 274 games with the Maple Leafs over that span, he has eight goals, 82 points, and a plus-70 rating. During this season with the Maple Leafs, he had one goal, 25 assists, and a plus-17 rating in 78 games. 

While Brodie was a mainstay in the Maple Leafs' lineup during the regular season, he played in just one postseason game this year. This certainly raised suspicion over his future with the club.

If Brodie does, in fact, hit the market this July, there should be interest in his services. He is a solid two-way defenseman with a lot of experience, so he shouldn't have any trouble landing a short-term pact. 

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