Toronto Maple Leafs Should Re-Sign These 5 Free Agents

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Max Domi

Max Domi has not scored as many goals as some people may have expected (myself included), but he is having a decent season for the Leafs.

Domi has eight goals and 33 assists for 41 points through 71 games. That is pretty good for a player averaging 13:36 minutes of ice time. He is on pace for 47 points in 82 games. That would be his fourth-best points total out of nine seasons in the NHL. (All stats from

I think and hope that Leafs fans will get to see Domi's true worth come playoff time. Domi had 13 points in 19 playoff games last season for the Dallas Stars, and was an offensive force even if he lost his 5v5 mintues.

Hopefully, he can post similar offensive numbers this season for the Leafs. His season started off slow, but he's been getting increasingly better as the season goes on. It will be crucial for that momentum to carry over into the playoffs. His attitude towards not backing down from a scrum or fight will also carry some value.

Regardless of how he plays in the playoffs, I think he belongs with the Leafs, and I hope they can re-sign him long-term this off-season. He is making $3 million on the one-year deal he signed last summer. Leafs general manager Brad Treliving expressed his willingness to sign Domi to a long-term deal, so we will see if he can get a deal done to keep Domi with the Leafs. I would predict a 3-4 year deal with a salary cap hit of around $5 million. (Salary cap info from