Report: Nikita Zaitsev Likely To Be Traded.

Published January 17, 2019 at 5:01 PM

"The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for some help on the blueline, and now it looks like they'll be moving one of their own. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reported on 590 that the Leafs are likely to move Nikita Zaitsev out. Johnston added that Zaitsev has been on the trade block for awhile.The insider added that the Leafs would probably have to package Zaitsev with an asset to find a taker. Toronto will have to then make a separate trade if they want to land a right handed defenseman.


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