Toronto Maple Leafs 2024 Trade Deadline Needs

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As we approach the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline, the Toronto Maple Leafs are seemingly involved in trade rumours on every other player, for better or worse.

It's no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs have holes on their roster but with many names linked to the Leafs it's clear that they know that. Especially since this is General Manager Brad Treliving's first deadline, he's likely itching to put his mark on the club.

In December, Treliving joined Sportsnet's Real Kyper & Bourne show and said "Would we like to improve the defence? Absolutely. It all comes at a cost." He also said "I made it clear coming into the season, that we would like to see if we can help ourselves on defence."

The good news is, that it seems that Treliving plans to make moves but isn't just going to sell the farm for the sole purpose of making a change.

According to multiple insiders, the Leafs did attempt to add to their group and were in on Nikita Zadorov before the Russian left-shot defender was traded to the Vancouver Canucks.

Although it is more likely than not that the players the Leafs are reportedly interested in now go the same way, there are quite a few names floating around tied to the Leafs. Aside from defenders, there are a number of forwards that they are rumoured to be kicking tires on as well.