When the Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward Nick Ritchie and a 2025 second-round draft pick to the Coyotes in February for forward Ryan Dzingel and defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin, Sportsnet declared the trade “a heist” and proclaimed Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas “a massive winner.” The Maple Leafs had acquired a shot- and scoring-suppressing defenseman in Lyubushkin, they had acquired a…

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