Maple Leafs Moving On From Noah Gregor

Noah Gregor will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1, as the Toronto Maple Leafs have elected not to send him a qualifying offer. 

Gregor, 25, secured a one-year deal with the Maple Leafs before the start of the 2023-24 season after a successful tryout. From there, he would appear in 63 regular-season games with the Maple Leafs on the campaign, recording six goals, 12 points, 147 hits, and a minus-7 rating. He also played in two playoff games for the Leafs, where he had zero points and a minus-1 rating.

Overall, Gregor was a decent depth forward for the Maple Leafs who provided plenty of energy and grit in a bottom-six role. However, with the Maple Leafs looking to make splashes elsewhere, it is understandable that they have opted to move on from the Beaumont, Alberta native.

While Gregor is not a big-name player, he should receive some interest as an unrestricted free agent. He is a nice player for clubs to have on their fourth line, as he can play both down the middle and on the wing. In addition, he provides plenty of bite, which is always welcomed. 

Gregor is the only restricted free agent who the Maple Leafs did not extend a qualifying offer to. Nick Robertson, Alex Steeves, Conor Dewar, and Timothy Liljegren, who signed a two-year, $6 million deal, were all given them.

We will now need to wait and see where Gregor ends up landing this summer from here.

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