Friday's FTB: What if Erik Karlsson was traded to the Leafs instead?

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Friday's FTB: What if Erik Karlsson was traded to the Leafs instead?
Friday's FTB: What if Erik Karlsson was traded to the Leafs instead?

The long-awaited Erik Karlsson trade came to be yesterday afternoon. But ignoring the easy narrative in how strong the San Jose Sharks look coming out of the Western Conference, there's one question that needs to be addressed. To quote Steve Dangle, how does this affect the Leafs? Well, it doesn't. The Ottawa Senators weren't going to do much this season anyway, and with Karlsson out of town and J.G. Pageau expected to be out for 4-6 months, it's looking more and more likely that Jack Hughes is going to the Colorado Avalanche. No, I didn't mis-type. What this may have done for the lucky members of Leafs nation is bring a chuckle or a smile to your face as the return on the Karlsson deal wasn't

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