Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Targets in the Atlantic Division

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Note: I was going to include Sean Monahan to this list, but he has been traded to the Winnipeg Jets.

David Savard

David Savard is a 33-year-old right-shooting defenseman who is 6'1" and 235 Lbs. He has four goals and seven assists for 11 points in 27 games while averaging 20:36 minutes of ice time. His physical style (27 hits and 85 blocked shots) would be appealing to Leafs GM Brad Treliving.

Savard has one more season left on his deal after this year with a salary cap hit of $3.5 million. If the Leafs can clear enough space for Savard, I think he would benefit our blueline.

Jake Evans

Jake Evans is a 27-year-old right-shooting forward who can play center or right-wing. He is 6'0" and 186 Lbs but plays bigger than he is (46 hits and 38 blocked shots).

He averages 15:45 minutes of ice time. Evans has two goals and 11 assists for 13 points in 49 games.

Evans has a salary cap hit of $1.7 million, which would be easier for Treliving to add. He doesn't become a UFA until after next season, so the Toronto native might benefit from joining his hometown team.