Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 11/15/11

DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04: Goaltender Marty Turco #35 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
When the free-agent goaltending carousel stopped last summer, Marty Turco discovered there was no home for a 36-year-old netminder who posted an .897 save percentage with the Chicago Blackhawks in 29 games. Since then, he's done some TV analyst work for NHL Network (unpolished, but candid) and has been training and assisting with the Soo Greyhounds' goaltenders — after vowing in September that he wasn't ready to consider his post-NHL life because "I think I can play in this league." Apparently, the Toronto Maple Leafs agree with him. Mike Brophy at Sportsnet reported on Tuesday that the Leafs have reached out to Turco. This inquiry comes as James Reimer is coming back from a concussion, Jonas Gustavsson is playing like a sieve and rookie Ben Scrivens looks solid one night and like he wishes he were back at Cornell the next. A few thoughts: • Turco's skills have eroded, he's clearly a backup and one with a few miles on him at that. He also might be better at his job than any goaltend...
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