THE LATEST LEAFS NEWS

SPORTSNET.CA: Reports Toronto Maple Leafs GM John Ferguson Jr remains open to any deals that will improve his club. “He’d like to add a scorer up front. He’s talked with the agent for free agent Anson Carter but the price probably is too steep given the team’s closeness to the $44-million US salary cap.”

TORONTO SUN: Mike Zeisberger also reports on the possibility of more moves by the Leafs. “(T)he general manager figures the most likely avenue would be through a trade, since the Leafs have little wiggle room remaining under the league’s $44-million US salary cap.”