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@Sebastian James @Alec Brownscombe That was the rumoured return for Bozak

1 day, 3 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@Luke_R Traded their: 08, 09, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15 2nd round picks. Re-acquired some, but that's not how you rebuild a team.

1 day, 8 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@Mc dlb @DeclanK Nurse is going to be a stud. 

1 day, 9 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@Mc dlb @DeclanK


McDavid
RNH
Draisaitl
Gordon 

Is all of a sudden a very good center group. Everyone playing down a spot makes the world of difference. Like Gordon a lot. Going to need some time to grow together, but they'll be really good. 

1 day, 9 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@Burtonboy he's going to have fun building a foundation around that roster.

1 day, 9 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@TIMERIXON @dlbu dlbu E One bounce one way or another and they were in the finals. That was the best team the Leafs played last year, IMO. Was a slaughter from puck drop.

1 day, 10 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@dlbu dlbu E @TIMERIXON Yup. Had a 4 line team, made it into a 3 line team, threw away Boyle like he was junk, didn't replace him and the results were predictable.

1 day, 10 hours ago on Friday Mashup: Overhaul in Edmonton, Sharks talking to Carlyle

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@ProfessorRance Cup, Cup Finals, President Trophy in under 5 years. Not a bad record. Was also AGM in Ottawa when they were dominating. Has a Harvard degree. Wouldn't have hated him in TO, but that's a good position for him in EDM.

1 day, 12 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@ProfessorRance @DeclanK @ingy56

Was looking through the "leadership group" on this team. No one has had a proper 'A' in their history of their hockey career going back to Bantam. JVR has never worn a letter. Lupul wore an A for a bit in the AHL, but never growing up. Kessel nothing. Naz for a bit his last year in London. Dion had a letter for the first time in Calgary. Bozak nothing. 

Nice to see some players that have been Captains before now coming through the Leafs system. It's not a big deal, but when you start to hear stories about the team behind the scenes, it's no wonder none of them have had a letter, even in lower levels of hockey where the best players get named as Captains or with an A automatically. All those guys were almost certainly the best players on every team they have played on up until the NHL and have no had a letter and that speaks volumes. 

1 day, 12 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@RandomScrub @Burtonboy “And lastly I’ll say, there’s one other guy, I believe, in hockey today that’s still working in the game that has won more Stanley Cups than me (6). - Kevin Lowe, who played on the best dynasty of all time.

1 day, 12 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@RandomScrub @Burtonboy Combined it was a huge problem of arrogance and a lack of talent. These guys were never making Edmonton a winning team—Connor McDavid or not.

1 day, 12 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@ingy56 Interesting that he's become the defacto Captain on the team with Bodie out... and he's a rookie. 

1 day, 12 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@Hammertownleaffan @DeclanK @VaiveOClockSomewhere I have big expectations for him in the playoffs based on how he ended the season. He's figured the league out and the team is better. He's going at over a point a game in the last 10 games or so, which is what the Marlies need (lack pure skill and game breakers).

1 day, 13 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@VaiveOClockSomewhere

1. Nylander

2. Rielly

3. 4th overall this year—looks to be Marner

4. The return from Kessel
5. Return from Dion

1 day, 13 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@totalrebuild @DeclanK Absolutely not. His opinions are awful and his voice just brings the point home that he's out of his depth talking sports.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@Burtonboy @RandomScrub If Chiarelli is making $2m in Edmonton, and was making $3m in Boston, then Boston pays the $1m, EDM the $2m. I expect he's making the same amount in EDM so BOS is off the hook for paying any of his salary. 

1 day, 14 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@jimmyg65 @DeclanK "HOW COULD ANYONE SIGN LUPUL TO A $5M CONTRACT??" 

*Looks at 67pts in 66 games season*. 

1 day, 14 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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Gareth Wheeler is the worst sports broadcaster going. I don't turn the radio off often, but do immediately when he starts talking. 

1 day, 14 hours ago on Dave Nonis: “I don’t think they have to move Phil Kessel. I believe the baggage that comes with Phil is overblown”

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@sniperstar @Jimmie Dorey @Savo43 No, we had 3 centers down and had no one to play the position. 

2 days ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Savo43 Problem is, is that it all adds up. We had to have Sill and Smith out at the end of the year. Colborne had 28pts in only 64 games.

2 days ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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Hi Mason!

2 days, 1 hour ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@TheColborneUltimatum @In it to Winnik @Jmessih I don't mind Pierre. He's over the top, but he's insightful at least.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Burtonboy For his son, William, who was selected seventh overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014, the process has been more gradual.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@vji67 Another winger. :-)

2 days, 6 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Leafs_17 @B_Leaf Eichel's in another category from Strome. 

2 days, 7 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Ghost of Toskala

Monahan

Bennett

Backlund
Stajan

Jooris

Shore

Colborne

More than a few good centerman. 

2 days, 9 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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Russia / Swiss U-18s on  

2 days, 10 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@ConnorCrisp you sent that in?

2 days, 10 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@totalrebuild @sniperstar Patronizing a shut down center is silly. 4th liners just take shifts, but shut down centers play agains the best players in the world. That's extremely hard to do and a very, very valuable asset. For example. the Leafs don't have one center on the team that can play agains the best players at the moment. Not. One. 

2 days, 13 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Burtonboy @happy_gilmour @Great Dane He had some mega shifts to close down games and periods in the juniors. Really impressive stuff.

2 days, 13 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Jets the First to Fall

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@Handlebar @Alec Brownscombe "But they're Canada's team!" *barf*

2 days, 23 hours ago on Tuesday Mashup: Todd McLellan in play

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