Reports this week were that they hadn’t heard the kinds of offers they were expecting for the defenseman, who has one more contract year at $6.5 million before hitting unrestricted free agency. One assumes action will pick up now that Doughty is off the table and his contract terms are established. If you want a franchise defenseman, it’s Karlsson. If you want Karlsson, it’ll probably cost you $11 million annually over seven years at a minimum — but probably more.
Doughty was another in a long line of Ontario-born players whom some Toronto fans (and media) were determined would come home and play a vital role for the Leafs. In this case, it was to have Doughty become the franchise defenseman backbone for Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner up front.
Welp, there’s always the trade market. Say, isn’t Subban from Toronto?Are the Thunder title contenders with Paul George back?
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