Bob McKenzie was on Toronto’s TSN 1050 on Thursday afternoon.
On if he could see a fit between the Leafs and Evander Kane:
“Not at all. Not the least bit. The Toronto Maple Leafs have more than enough scoring wingers. They don’t have a centre. They don’t have enough centres and don’t have enough premium defencemen.
“And the Toronto Maple Leafs – the last thing in the world... Even aside from all the hubbub about Evander Kane’s personality, his actions, and all of that – if you just were to tell me, ‘You know what? He’s a sterling individual. Kisses babies and does community work all the time. And he can score you 30 or 40 goals a year.’
“The Toronto Maple Leafs have all sorts of guys that have the potential to score 30 or 40 goals from the wing. They don’t need any more wingers. They need centremen.
“This is a non-starter for the Toronto Maple Leafs.”
Source: TSN 1050/ Transcript: Nichols on Hockey
Related: (Sept. 22) McKenzie: Flyers, Jets nearly executed Kane trade