That's right boys and girls, today is Mystery D-Man Day! Or for those of you not fans of the Maple Leafs, Tuesday.
"We're trying to add by tomorrow if we can," said Burke, who has indicated a willingness to move the hoarded draft picks. "We're trying to put a player in the lineup that can help us as soon as possible.
"We’ve done the major surgery as far as what we need to do, but we’ve still got a couple things we’d like to do."
Much of the rationale behind the Beauchemin swap was the readiness of 21-year-old Keith Aulie and while Carl Gunnarsson performed more than adequately in Kaberle’s place on Saturday, a deal for additional help on the backend is of top priority according to Burke.
"We’ve had some discussions about forwards we have to consider, but it’s not our priority," he said. "Our priority would be adding a defenseman."
Who's it going to be? Stay tuned to find out!Balanced Zone Shift - Single Season Leaders
Over the years, the Leafs have had nobody in the Best column and a whole lot in the Worst.
Mirtle with his take on Burke seeking to acquire a blueliner by tonight.
Fingers crossed for Zach Bogosian being our wild card.
VLM takes us on the trip in the Way Back Machine to a time when the Leafs were good.
A great Fanpost over at Broad Street Hockey about how long it takes goaltenders to establish themselves.
Armstrong's back, Brown's back, and a bit on Gustavsson and Lebda