Maple Leafs given permission to talk to Miikka Kiprusoff

The Maple Leafs are reportedly interested in acquiring Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff. (AL...

The Maple Leafs are reportedly interested in acquiring Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff. (AL CHAREST/QMI Agency)

MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:31 PM ET

TORONTO - The trade pipeline between Calgary and Toronto has been quite lucrative for the Maple Leafs through the years, with names like Doug Gilmour and Dion Phaneuf swapping their red-and-gold for blue-and-white.

Will goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff be the next big-name Flame to follow those footsteps east and make his way from Cowtown to Hogtown?

After watching Kiprusoff give up three goals on six shots before getting yanked in favour of former Leaf Joey MacDonald against the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, those in the Twitter-verse were asking why the Leafs might even want him.


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