We debate Frank Corrado’s place on this roster and whether it is time to trade James van Riemsdyk for an established top 4 defenceman. We also discuss the Seth Griffith roster move and tee up James Reimer’s return to the ACC.
On the podcast leading up to the Trade Deadline, we break down the trades that have happened and preview the ones that will come in the next week. We also analyze the development strategies of the Leafs prospects in terms of when young players should get promoted to the NHL.
The Leafs are on fire which has been bad for Tank Nation. On this episode, we discuss what’s wrong with Bernier, answer our Twitter question about trading a goalie at the deadline, update how our prospects have played and discuss the advanced stats in Nazem Kadri’s game.
By: Aaron Greenfield
Mike Babcock mentioned in one of his first press conferences as Leafs head coach that he wants “a number one goalie” and “doesn’t want the headaches and sleepless nights from not having a number one”. And so, it appeared, Jonathan Bernier had once again been given full rights to the cage. However, following a 0-7-1 start, it appears his days as the Leafs starting goalie are numbered. Read Article