The Toronto Maple Leafs Should Let the Kessel Train Pass For Now.

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Brandon Warnes in NHL
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Brian Burke's first summer with his new team saw him bulk up his defense and add depth to his goaltending. Sure, he didn't do too much to address the need for top six forwards, but he vastly improved the team in other areas. However, addressing the need for scoring help didn't go unnoticed; Burke attempted to fix that issue early on.

In what would have surely shook up their division, Toronto and Boston seemed set on having Kessel with Toronto and Kaberle with Boston. An issue regarding picks nixed that deal and Kaberle's no movement clause kicked back and ended that speculation. Recently, Burke re-acquired a second round pick that was first dealt to Montreal for Grabovski. This gave him his first, second, and third round picks in this years draft, which just so happens to ...

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