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Teams on the fringe face decisions

Several teams on the playoff fence face important personnel decsions as they head into the playoffs. This week's Breakout breaks down the possibilities.

Updated: February 18, 2001, 1:20 PM ET
By Brian A. Shactman | ESPN.com

With less than a month until the March 13 trade deadline, there's a large group of teams on the fence between being bottom feeders or contenders. How they play the next two weeks will determine whether they acquire talent for a run toward the playoffs or trade players away to build for the future. Teams with players due to be unrestricted free agents this summer are the ones to keep a close eye on.

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Toronto Maple Leafs At one point, the ...

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