Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/14/12

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 12: Luke Schenn #2 of the Toronto Maple Leafs looks on during a break in NHL game action against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
On Wednesday, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke went on FAN 590 in Toronto and said that the team was working on a trade; he also said that he wouldn't be against "trading a 22-year-old of one position for a 22-year-old of another position." Defenseman Luke Schenn is 22. So is Philadelphia Flyers forward James van Riemsdyk, whose team is in need of another blue liner. He's also an American, and hence catnip to Brian Burke. The Leafs and Flyers are talking trade, according to TSN and Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News. The initial scuttlebutt was that it was the Schenn/JVR swap. But now that deal appears to have either (a) never been discussed or (b) dramatically delayed or (c) dead altogether, because: • The Flyers and Leafs deny the two players were ever in this trade. Philadelphia sources told Broad Street Bull that the deal was "not happening." Burke met with Schenn to tell him that he hadn't been offered in a trade and that "I don't know where the rumours started. I...
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