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What the Leafs should do to improve this offseason

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No matter how the 2016-17 season turns out, no one can argue it has been both a successful and memorable one for the Toronto Maple Leafs. After finishing the previous year in the NHL's basement, the team finds themselves in the thick of a playoff race with only a few weeks remaining in the regular season.

The additions of Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, William Nylander, and Frederik Andersen among others have given fans of the franchise some exciting and talented players to watch and has fast-tracked the team's rebuild by at least a year. While there is no doubt a lot of good things currently going the Leafs' way, there are a few areas the team can improve upon that can turn them into a Stanley Cup contender over the next season and beyond.

While the following potential upgrades are small, improving in all of them can go a long way towards making the Leafs a legitimate threat in the NHL for the foreseeable future. With that in mind, here are three areas the Leafs should l…