The Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Rumor Mill

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David Kampf and Calle Jarnkrok

David Pagnotta from believes that David Kampf (who just returned from injury last night) and Calle Jarnkrok (recently added to the LTIR) will become cap casualties at the NHL trade deadline.

I would love to see Kampf traded. Re-signing him for four years at $2.4 million was a mistake by Leafs GM Brad Treliving. Finding a team that is willing to take Kampf would be a great way for Treliving to correct one of his mistakes.

As for Jarnkrok, I don't see the Leafs trading him away unless it is part of a trade package involving multiple players.

He holds too much value within the Leafs lineup. He can play almost anywhere up and down the lineup, and a team needs players like that.

Keeping a player like Jarnkrok at $2.1 million makes more sense than keeping Kampf at $2.4 million. (Salary cap information from

I don't have a problem with either of them getting traded, but I think Jarnkrok is harder to replace.

I would rate this rumor as highly probable, but we likely see only one of them get traded by the NHL trade deadline.

Here is a look at how each player has performed this season. Kampf has registered four goals and four assists for eight points in 46 games. Jarnkrok has registered ten goals and nine assists for 19 points in 46 games. (All stats are from