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The Maple Leafs can't afford to sink more resources into this season

The reaction was all-too predictable on the heels of the run on defensemen exchanging hands through the NHL trade market on Tuesday afternoon.

“Hold up, how were the Leafs not in on that?”

Sure, there’s value in Brenden Dillon and maybe to a lesser extent Marco Scandella, too, but if there was a swap that seemed to be most irritating for Toronto Maple Leafs fans that have had it up to here (*signals with hand*) with the failures of the current defensive corps, Dylan DeMelo heading to the Winnipeg Jets for a third-round pick really seemed to grate the masses.