5 Different Options for the Toronto Maple Leafs in Net Next Season

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Cam Talbot

Talbot is another free agent option where the Leafs would still be relying on Woll a lot.

The 36-year-old is coming off a good season in LA where he played 54 games posting a .913 save percentage, a 12.17 goals saved above average and a 15.01 goals saved above expected. When the playoffs rolled around the Kings were ultimately overmatched by the Edmonton Oilers. Talbot started the first three games where he posted a .861 save percentage, a -4.92 goals saved above average and a -3.08 goals saved above expected. Former Leaf David Rittich eventually took the job from Talbot and started the last two games of the series.

Talbot is a veteran presence who did start a good chunk of games last year however I think the Leafs could be in some trouble if they plan to start him in over 50 games again this season. He could be a good option as a tandem for Woll but the injury concerns for Woll have to be taken into consideration.

Anthony Stolarz

Anthony Stolarz started 27 games for Florida this year which is one game off his career high. He had a great year posting a .925 save percentage, 13.38 goals saved above average and a 21.7 goals saved above expected.

Stolarz has been great this year and should be a pretty cheap deal but the limited number of games played goes back to the same point I've made for Brossoit and Talbot. You need a lot out of Woll or you bring in a guy like Martin Jones and split the starts three ways.

After going through the options, there aren't a lot of great options for Treliving unless a trade for a guy that isn't being talked about right now arises.


If the Leafs can find a way to maintain Woll's body and get more starts out of him it would be huge. His talent is obvious, he's calm and controlled in his net and has performed for the Leafs when he has played but you can't ignore the injuries.