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Garrioch says Leafs, Pens are aggressively pursuing trades

The Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch delivers a significant amount of player personnel, front office and team intrigue in his weekly rumor roundup, but I believe that we call the following "going to one's wheelhouse":

Dave Nonis is described as patient.

His is being put to the test big-time by the Toronto Maple Leafs. After falling out of a playoff position, league sources say the club’s GM has been working the phones hard trying to find some depth up front to help the struggling club.

To get assistance, Nonis will likely have to move a defenceman and since Dion Phaneuf just signed a seven-year, $49-million extension he isn’t going anywhere. The names of Carl Gunnarsson and Jake Gardiner could be trade bait.

At the very least, it’s all intruiging.

The second most-active GM to trying make a deal: Pittsburgh’s Ray Shero and he has been dangling prospects because of all the injuries the club has had. He is looking to move a young defenceman for a forward.

Garrioch continues...

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Gunnarsson Signs Three-Year Deal With Toronto

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Video- Carl Gunnarsson Rocked By This Hit From Marcus Foligno

Early in the Leafs/Sabres game, Foligno tried to set the tone with this hit on Gunnarsson

Gunnarsson won’t return tonight.

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Leafs Sign Restricted FA Gunnarsson for 2 Years

From TSN:

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed restricted free agent defenceman Carl Gunnarsson to a two-year contract, the club announced on Tuesday.

The 24-year-old Gunnarsson played 68 games with the Blue and White last season, collecting four goals and 16 assists with 14 penalty minutes. He ranked third among Leafs defencemen in points and fourth on the team in blocked shots.

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