The Big List of Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Options

Here is a big list of potentially available trade deadline acquisitions the Toronto Maple Leafs could make.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have a lot of problems with their roster.

The Toronto Maple Leafs need a starting goalie, because none of the three goalies they have is a respectable choice to lead this team into the playoffs.

They also need help on their blue-line which is absolutely terrible. Their main need is a puck-mover or two, but if they can also add some meanness that would help too.

The Leafs also require a third line centre, and maybe a scoring winger.

Can they get all of these things? No, they probably cannot.

But when you factor in the disappointing season to date, the potential cap space they could have, the fact that the Leafs are said to be in on every single player rumored to be available, and their many, many needs, it is shaping up to be the most interested Trade Deadline in years.

The only problem?

Ol' Brad doesn't seem to be up to the job. Absolutely nothing he's done since being hired by Brendan Shanahan inspires confidence. And fluking out on Simon Benoit and Martin Jones (*for about a week) doesn't count.

So far Treliving has shown himself to be a name-brand chasing, anti-analytics, interchangabel-with-90%-of-other-GMs kind of guy. He's the only GM in the game with 2 disappointing teams this year, and the best thing you can say about his tenure so far is that it's shaping up to be short.

But maybe it won't be - let's see how he does over the next month. With that said, here is a big list of players who might be available, who should be available, or who I wish was available and what I think about them in terms of being trade options for the Toronto Maple Leafs.