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Should The Maple Leafs Go After Dustin Byfuglien?

December 1st, 2013 No Comments

With his team falling in the Eastern Conference standings and nothing in the form of relief seemingly available from the Toronto Marlies, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis has a dilemma on his hands— stand pat and watch his team go down in flames, or make a significant move that improves your team immediately. In the past, simply adding a player of substance to the Maple Leafs’ lineup would have appeased the Blue and White’s fan base. At this point, with little in the way of leadership, physical play or ownership of poor play, the Maple Leafs not only need to improve their roster, they will need to address their sub-par culture. In order to do this, the Maple Leafs will be in search of not only a talented player, but a big personality, someone who makes a difference