Ilya Mikheyev Posted January 25, 2016 Share Posted January 25, 2016 Quote Lou Lamoriello is going to work. The Toronto Maple Leafs general manager has been heavy on the phone in recent days, calling teams around the NHL to weigh the trade market and let other executives know what he has to offer... Lamoriello has been gauging teams’ interest in rental players Roman Polak, P.A. Parenteau and Shawn Matthias, veterans who are all in the final year of their contract... Also Dan Winnik, signed a two-year, $4.5-million (U.S.) deal in the summer after a strong showing last season that landed Toronto two draft picks (a second- and a fourth-rounder) from Pittsburgh at last year’s trade deadline. The other name out there is goaltender Jonathan Bernier, who has another year left on his contract at $4.15-million... According to executives from other teams, it’s tough to swing a trade right now, for a variety of reasons. One is that so many teams are still in the playoff race and unwilling to concede they’re done. That could be a small advantage for the Leafs, as they’re one of the few confirmed sellers... Unless they start shopping Leo Komarov, Parenteau (23 points in 46 games) is the most enticing name, and he likely only fetches a second-round pick... Full article: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/lou-lamoriello-sets-out-on-deadline-deconstruction-of-maple-leafs/article28367293/ Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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