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Sports Report: Leafs looking to trade Petan

05:40  20 october  2019
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Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas discusses the one minor deal made during trade deadline day, to bring in Nic Petan from the Jets for Par Lindholm, but didn’t TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs dipped a toe into the trade waters ahead of Monday’s deadline, acquiring minor-league winger Nic Petan

After being acquired for Par Lindholm on trade deadline day, Nic Petan will reportedly be signing a two-year extension with the Leafs . Petan , Calle Rosen, Trevor Moore, and Garret Sparks are other players the Leafs have signed for affordable depth while giving them term.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are apparently looking to move forward Nic Petan, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported on "Saturday Headlines."

With defenseman Travis Dermott and forward Zach Hyman nearing respective returns from injured reserve, the club will need to clear players off its roster to become cap compliant.

Petan has appeared in three of the Maple Leafs' nine games this season, during which he's recorded one assist.

Toronto acquired Petan from the Winnipeg Jets in February for forward Par Lindholm. The 24-year-old then inked a two-year, $1.55-million deal with the Maple Leafs in March.

The British Columbia native has tallied six goals and 25 points in 116 games since debuting in 2015-16.

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