Mitch Marner shares “snotty” comment on Toronto's additions

That's one way to describe it!



Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brad Treliving has been active in free agency, having inked the likes of Tyler Bertuzzi, Ryan Reaves and Max Domi to agree agent deals, meaning that he'll absolutely have his work cut out for him when it comes time to figure out new deals for Auston Matthews and William Nylander and how to make it all work within the restraints of the salary cap system. 

Forward Mitch Marner is satisfied with the additions, as they will be bringing both grit and, as he put it, "snot" to the lineup.

"All three of those guys can play with snot … so I think he's done a good job; with what he has said he wants to bring in, he's done it," Marner said. "They bring a lot of intensity to our whole roster, three guys who aren't afraid to get in peoples' faces and down and dirty. 

"At the same time, they bring a lot of pace and can do a lot of things around the net, add a lot of different qualities to our team and they all have that grittiness. What Ryan does is going to make people not want to get down and dirty too much with our team."

It echoed what Treliving had said about the need for more sandpaper on the team. 

"We need a little bit more snot to our game," Treliving said. "As much as the game's changed, some things have never changed. At the most important times, the rink shrinks. There's no space. You need courage. And we wanted to add players like that."

Just how much "snot" will Bertuzzi and Reaves along with Domi bring to the Leafs this season?

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