5 NHL Trade Deadline Deals the Toronto Maple Leafs Should Consider

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Are the Toronto Maple Leafs done making moves? As the March 8th NHL Trade Deadline approaches, there are a few players rumoured to be available that could have a major impact on the Maple Leafs heading into the post-season.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are once again a top 10 team in the NHL and could make a push into the later rounds of the NHL playoffs this season.

They've been on a tear with a recent seven game win streak and have gotten a boost with some of their newer secondary scoring threats finally clicking with the team.

With the recent re-acquisition of Ilya Lyubushkin, and T.J. Brodie showing chemistry on Timothy Liljegren's left-side, are the Toronto Maple Leafs done tinkering with their defense? If you asked me last week, I would've said the biggest need for the Toronto Maple Leafs was on defense. Though their defense isn't perfect, there may now be more pressing needs.

What do the Toronto Maple Leafs need at the NHL Trade Deadline?

How do you feel about this Toronto Maple Leafs roster down the middle with Max Domi as the second line centre and the regressing John Tavares on the third line? Is Ilya Samsonov back to form? Does Joseph Woll have the necessary experience to take the Maple Leafs on a deep run?

These questions could be answered with trades. Here are 5 players rumoured to be available before the NHL Trade Deadline that could have an impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs: