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Underrated goal scoring UFA a perfect fit for the Maple Leafs

Published May 15, 2024 at 1:24 PM
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Eight time 20+ goal scorer Tyler Toffoli would be the perfect UFA target for the Toronto Maple Leafs this summer.

Toffoli (UFA) has bounced around a bit in his career, but there's no denying that he would be an incredible fit on the Leafs, as it would take some of the pressure off of Auston Matthews in the goal scoring department.

Scoring outside of the Core 4 has been a constant problem for this Leafs team. Time and time again, when their star players fail to produce, it feels almost impossible to pull out a win because they can't seem to get much secondary scoring.

Enter Tyler Toffoli.


You may think this is a reach, but it really isn't. Take a look at the tweet below from @InsideLeafs



Not only is Tyler Toffoli a hometown kid as he was born in Scarborough, Ontario, but he has already been linked to Leafs GM Brad Treliving in the past as Treliving acquired the skilled winger when he was with Calgary.

Another thing to consider is that a lot of UFAs seem to steer clear of Canada because of the constant media attention. Not Toffoli, though, as he has already suited up for 4 Canadian teams in his career (Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg), so he is no stranger to the spotlight.

Tyler Tofolli is a tantalizing winger who is a 3-time 30 goal score and has put up 20 goals or more 8 times in his career.

The Leafs are due for a shakeup with their continued disappointment in the playoffs, as well as their 11 UFAs coming up for renewal at the end of the season.

Changes are coming, and hometown boy Toffoli would be an incredible add if the management group is looking to change the look of the middle six.
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Underrated goal scoring UFA a perfect fit for the Maple Leafs

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