The Toronto Maple Leafs Free Agents and Where They Went

Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs - Game Three
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The Toronto Maple Leafs had a so-so start to the off-season.

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brad Treliving reshaped the club's defense the past couple of days with additions like Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Chris Tanev to make the team meaner and tougher to play against, but he did so in a high-risk fashion.

With several new players coming into the organization, the Toronto Maple Leafs saw some of their key players from previous years depart to other organizations.

Here is a look at where those free agents landed.

The Toronto Maple Leafs Free Agents and Where They Went

T.J. Brodie - Chicago Blackhawks (Two-years, $3.75M Cap Hit)


When the Maple Leafs signed T.J. Brodie in the summer of 2020 he gave Morgan Rielly his best defensive partner since turning pro.

He was a steady, reliable and smooth skating defender that handled odd man rushes as good as anyone and could skate out of trouble.

Unfortunately the last year and a half of his four year deal his game fell off the planet. Brodie was healthy scratched for six of the seven games during the first round playoff series against the Boston Bruins and it was unclear what his future in hockey would look like.

Despite his dramatic loss of ice-time, Brodie still got a pretty good payday from the Chicago Blackhawks. Brodie inked a two-year deal that will pay him $3.75 Million per season.