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@Luke_R  

So all the friggin stiffs are still in, eh?

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@Cameron19

I don't know Matt. Not sure what I may or may not know here. lol  

But not looking for the story tonight thx. 

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@Cameron19 Thanks... but that's alright. I'm just kidding

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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Seems to be a few people absent here lately.  

Did I miss out on a special offer to upgrade to MLHS Platinum or something like that?

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@Bruffins Grabovski with the hat trick?  ; )

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@wendelsway1

Obviously it's about asset management and when management should/shouldn't quit on players, especially big centres, as much as the actual players involved. Learning from mistakes and not repeating history is the real topic here and that's a legitimate concern.

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@Loric76 Who are you kiding. You never read past the 3rd paragraph.  ; ) 

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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Cameron wrote:  

"The Dallas Stars traded Alex Chiasson and a 2nd round pick for Jason Spezza - a 70 point center with size.

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The Anaheim Ducks traded Nick Bonino and a 2nd round pick for Ryan Kesler - a 70 point two-way center with size."  

But those deals are both player plus 2nd round pick. We don't have a 2nd.    

We gave Blacker plus a 3rd to get Holland, but Super Dave continued to let Carlyle mismanage the roster, somehow giving up a 2nd when a mere mortal would have only given up a 3rd.  

This after pissing away centre depth in Colborne for a 4th round pick in preseason. 

It's not like a smart GM might have considered that Bolland could get injured, or anything. I mean WHO could have possibly seen THAT coming? (Find your own answer here... "Everyone in the hockey world." is already taken.)  

But hey, we got to keep Troy Bodie and keep Wickie and family happy. (That worked out well)  

Super Dave Nonis, the man considered by some here, to be the best hockey mind in the universe, gave up Jesse Blacker and a 2nd round pick minus a 4th rounder while substituting Holland for Colborne.

So even if you consider Colborne for Holland a wash, would you trade a prospect and a 2nd round pick for a 4th round pick?  

That's called Asset Management - Nonis Style, folks.  lol

EDIT: Sure would be nice to have a 2nd rounder this year for trade purposes.  : )

1 week, 3 days ago on Friday Mashup: More Hockey Tomorrow

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@Bruffins

That was when Nonis listened to Carlyle. Someone with a clue has since showed him the obvious.... It's not a good idea let Carlyle build your team.  

Nonis should go back to playing The Boy Wonder to Burke's Batman.

1 week, 3 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Anthony Petrielli   

Sour grapes from a Canucks writer. No surprise in that and not particularly true in respect to Raymond's history with the Vancouver.

1 week, 3 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@wiski @TorontoMapleLeafs The curse of Carlyle.  imo

1 week, 3 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Bruffins  

Yeah, I find he gets more of a rap than he deserves.

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Bon Scott was a Leaf fan 

Intermittent for me. Have sometimes refreshed to find more comments. 

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Yaknowwhat  

Trying to cater to mobile, but now it's junk.

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@hometeem Ryan, Filppula, Stastny. 

Bennett injured. Out 4-6 months

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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Don't know if anyone else noticed but that TSN hockey site is just garbage this year. How could you possibly fuck something up that bad?  lol

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Mcost61

Might not be the worst move to start Reimer against Pitts and come back with Bernier the next night in New York.

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@FRyan  

"If we're just mediocre we might as well be shitty."

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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Frattin with 9 points in his last 59 games. (Career 35/127)

Top linemates in LA: Jeff Carter, Mike Richards.  

Top linemates in TO: Kadri, Grabovski, MacArthur. 

Time to move on from this guy. 

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@Cameron19

Not to jump on Dion but there was a very similar play (don't recall who) later in the game. Robidas switched to take the man and had time to squeeze him out while Dion moved to cover the middle. Don't like Dion on the left side.

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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@ProfessorRance  

Can't have a guy just leaving his socks laying around everywhere. ; ) 

1 week, 4 days ago on Maple Leafs claim Richard Panik off the waiver wire

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Shots from the home plate area Bernier eats up. Small sample, but he seems to have a problem with shots coming from the side of the net when it's a weak goal.

1 week, 4 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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@docmma

Liked the Percy pick right away but 1st pair potential was never my impression, Good 3-4/5 imo.

1 week, 4 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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@wiski Are you sure. I've never noticed. Maybe you need to speak up more.  ; )

1 week, 4 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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@Wilbur  

Don't like to get too high on one game, but I recall when everyone was putting Percy as a throw in for trades and ol' Bob said, "not so fast".

1 week, 4 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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@Doorman Playoff bound!! Go back to work.

1 week, 5 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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Colborne with takeaway and assist for 1st Calgary goal. Now on 82 point pace.  

The next Toews? : ) 

1 week, 5 days ago on Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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@NotSince67  

Don't hold your breathe. Frattin's 11 game hot streak hasn't worn off after 2 years for some.   : )

1 week, 5 days ago on GDT: Game #1, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m., Sportsnet)

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@Loric76 Noticed Dion walking behind the bench in the 2nd period. Not sure if he was coming from or going to the room.

1 week, 5 days ago on GDT: Game #1, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m., Sportsnet)

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@ingy56 Polak with 9 and Bernier blasts one from centre ice..

1 week, 5 days ago on MLHS Bloggers Predict the Maple Leafs’ 2014-15 Finish

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10 - 0 LEAFS!!!!  (A Double Doorman)

1 week, 5 days ago on MLHS Bloggers Predict the Maple Leafs’ 2014-15 Finish

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Just got in. Anyone know if there's a game tonight?

: )   : )   : )   : )   : )  

1 week, 5 days ago on MLHS Bloggers Predict the Maple Leafs’ 2014-15 Finish

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@docmma

On the team not everyone will display his confidence and youthful exuberance. Everyone brings something different. You need all kinds. imo 

1 week, 6 days ago on Viktor Loov staying in Toronto; Pridham’s cap manoeuvring

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@TOHockeyNut 

Management have come to their senses.   ; )

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@Potcy The season is on the line.   :  )

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@MaxwellHowe Waivers is good for 30 days. 

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@FRyan  

They're probably going to lose some locations to the AHL.

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@ingy56 lol  true.  

Just found out that including the name of a former bumbling past U.S. president to the quote qualifies as malformed content with the site or livefyre.   lol

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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"If you're not in, you're in the way"

Sounds uncomfortably like:   

"If you're not with us, you're against us"       How'd that work out again....? 

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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FRIGGIN CAPSHIT! 

I knew there was a reason I planned on ignoring everything until puck drop Oct. 08. Should have listened.  lol 

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@ingy56 That's what I'm thinking could be union requirement to fix the rosters at 23, not 22.

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@Burtonboy

Capgeek says their numbers don't include perf bonuses. Percy has 212k per year. Without bonus the saving seems to be 51k.  


1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@Burtonboy

Can't they just leave him with the Marlies and save it all? Are they required to have a 23 man roster instrad of 22?

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@Burtonboy Why even bring Bodie up now?

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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@thakilla  

Heard he is returning to Modo. Leafs would have liked to put him in the AHL, but he's under contract.

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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Hard to understand why they brought Bodie up unless they intend to dress him for the Montreal game.  

1 week, 6 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve

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