The latest update on Tyler Bertuzzi and Max Domi is out

Both players are set to become free agents.

Michael W.

With the offseason in full swing for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the work for general manager Brad Treliving has begun in an effort to not only maintain their regular season success, but to get them over the hump in the postseason. 

Among the many decisions that he'll have in the weeks leading up to the beginning of free agency are the futures of forwards Tyler Bertuzzi and Max Domi, both of whom agreed to one-year contracts last summer and are set to hit the open market. 

As far as potential new contracts for the pair are concerned, Treliving acknowledged that it will have to make sense for both parties. 

"It's got to work for them and it's got to work for us," he said. "We've got, certainly, some issues that we have to address on the roster. There's a pie and there's only so much to go around."

"We've got a few guys who are up," he continued. "And part of this is getting better, too. It's not just being the same. You're trying to get better in the process, as well. So we'll see."

After a slower start to the season offensively, Bertuzzi would ultimately score 21 goals with 22 assists and contributed a goal with three assists in the playoffs, a seven-game series loss to his former Boston Bruins teammates. Domi, who is the son of Leafs icon Tie Domi, he scored nine goals with 38 assists in 80 games, while also adding  goal and trio of assists in the playoffs.

Domi earned $3 million on his one-year contract with the Leafs this past season, while Bertuzzi clocked in at a slightly higher AAV of $5 million. Would it make sense for Treliving to bring back one or both of these players, or dedicate their salary to filling other needs? 

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