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Brad Travelling

The Toronto Maple Leafs Announce A Major Trade

Published March 1, 2024 at 1:38 PM
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Yesterday, following their 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes, the Toronto Maple Leafs swiftly addressed their defensive weaknesses with a late-night trade.

They re-acquired right-handed defenseman Ilya Lybushkin from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a third-round pick. With assistance from the Carolina Hurricanes in salary retention, the Leafs secured Lybushkin's playoff-style play and physicality to bolster their blue line.

Lyubushkin will go to TOR with 75 per cent retained. Ducks get a 3rd, Hurricanes get a 6th




This move is expected to provide support to defenseman TJ Brodie and signifies the Leafs' proactive approach as they aim to strengthen their defensive lineup for the playoffs.

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