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by Paul on 02/06/12 at 11:46 PM ET
from Bob McKenzie of TSN,
Three weeks to the deadline, and Toronto Maple Leaf fans will hate to hear this but there is a very real chance the team doesn’t make a significant move between now and the trade deadline.
Of course, things can change at a moment’s notice but the Leafs’ wish list is very specific, they want a top six forward with size who can score.
And there just aren’t too many of them floating around right now.
James van Riemsdyk has a concussion, he’s not a factor for the Leafs at this point.
Jeff Carter has a contract that Leaf GM Brian Burke would have difficulty taking on, especially when the Leaf GM has been so vocal against those long-term deals with the bogus years at the end.
Anaheim isn’t moving Bobby Ryan or any of their big boys right now.
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