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@sniperstar  a year on the marlie's wont hurt him. 

3 hours, 22 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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@Burtonboy @Alec Brownscombe @mcloki @Yaknowwhat @Xxxxxnew  don't forget they probably thought Gorges was coming which made gunner on the outs

1 day, 21 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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Oh not saying Jordan didn't deserve it, I would of did it to if it was my site, probably would have done it sooner, Phook on the other hand has been sore ever since nylander got picked over his boy nick. Not sure what he did but personally I thought he made this site better for Alec and his team.

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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We brought those points up to Alec I think he is working out something for the future, when the summer is long and there is no real hockey talk, stupid comments start to happen. I think the last thing Alec and co. Want to do is babysit all of us to make sure we are not offending anybody. Now that hockey is basically back the conversations are back to normal.

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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Agree he over reacted

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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I think you didn't read the whole thing and his worst thing said wasn't even on this site it was his twitter feed

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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He went on a rant when he heard Phook got banned, then said maybe he should start his own site. I think it was over reaction on both parts

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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Ya he got banned

2 days, 16 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 – Maple Leafs vs. Senators

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Im sorry but I guess I'm one go the few that like Lieweke. I think the guy has done a great job so far. Leafs aren't the only team he is in charge of. He brought in leadership in all avenues has said the unpopular things at times but he has to or nobody will. I like what he said about bell and rogers and how they think there the best, and he said there not and the arena isn't that great either lol. Guy had balls would of liked to see him here longer but he will finish his contract and leave. To bad we needed him

4 days, 19 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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Maybe he's talking about franson, Kadri, or even some marlies that think they deserve to be with the big club. If some marlies get shipped out that you dont expect it, maybe thats the reason

Edit: in the end nobody knows who he was talking about

4 days, 21 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@jbman5  damn if we compare players like that that means that Max Domi will be nothing but a fighter in the league

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@Henrik Tallinder @LeafsGuru  I think your over valuing gunner, only cause he played top pairing minutes, I have a feeling he will end up on the bottom pairing as the season goes on in St. Louis

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@Henrik Tallinder @LeafsGuru  mind you they thought they had gorges so gunner didn't fit anymore, Montreal agreed to the trade it was gorges that said no

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@Henrik Tallinder  that's your opinion, but some would say maybe it's the start of the leafs realizing the gunner wasn't a top pairing d-man and starting to build a proper defense  

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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Holzer is perfect for the press box and will cheap agaist the cap. Until we trade him

5 days, 18 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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He would have to clear waivers if he didnt make the team. And i think they had a plan but it didnt work. (Gorges)

5 days, 18 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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It could be just to make the team they are talking to pull the trigger on a trade for franson /or to aquire a dman from chicago or boston. (Scaretactic)

5 days, 19 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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There must be a deal on the table.

5 days, 19 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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Phook has been spotted driving his vespa

5 days, 20 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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Im thinking Kadri got text message from lupul about this rule change.

5 days, 20 hours ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad  it's like how many people are very high on Percy but his ceiling as people say is a bottom pairing d-man so why not use him in a trade bottom 6 d-man should not be hoarded

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad 

1) in a cap lowered season Grabo had no value at a 5.5mil price tag that's why he waited so long to sign, because he wanted the same money.  That's why he settle at a lower number for 1 year

2) If you wanted to pay Kuli 4 mil I'm glad your not the GM because he's not worth that not even 3 and we were in the playoff race last year at the deadline so they wanted to keep him.

3) as you say with Niemi, Colborne was a circumstance of a lower cap and there was no room to leave him on the roster and he would have never would clear waivers so a 4th is what they got.


MacArthur is the only trade piece that I can agree with but we made the playoffs that year so they again decided to keep him, he may have signed with Ottawa on a reasonable deal but who knows what he wanted from the leafs, and he defiantly is not worth the contract he just got  

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @CanuckUKinToronto @dlb Mad  you asked a simple question of who these team let walk with no return. I answered the question, but the point of it was, teams let players walk for nothing all the time.  And ference and scuderi were highly sought after in the UFA market.  I'm not arguing it wasn't smart moves on the team to pass on those players but the answer was to your question who did they let walk for nothing!

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @CanuckUKinToronto @dlb Mad 

Boston -ference

LA -Scuderi

Chicago- Antti Niemi


just to name a few

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @Mcost61  he's a leaf fan

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @dlb Mad  all players that I didn't want on our team is who you mentioned.  And all filler pieces so its not like any team would give up the farm for them.

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad  it's also pretty hard to sell a prospect that hasn't cracked the roster of a non playoff team for pretty much a decade at a high value.

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @LeafsGuru  yes its a much better feature, I guess my example isn't so good now lol

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @LeafsGuru  oh damn I missed that you are correct fine sir thanks!

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @LeafsGuru  he isn't listed yet, details of amounts haven't been released

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @LeafsGuru  I was under the impression he had to clear waivers?

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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I find it weird that a lot of people keep saying we need to stock pile prospects, but sometimes stockpiling them gets you into the wavier situation where we lose them for nothing.  Colborne being a prime example of people not being happy about getting a 4th rounder, unfortunately teams know that,


1) a player isn't more than a AHL'er or 

2) your in cap trouble.   

3. he has to clear waivers so maybe they get him for nothing. 


sometimes you need to trade some for not so great value.


Look at McGegg will he clear waivers (I'm not so sure) so what do we do take a chance, or trade him for a draft pick and chances are it with be a 5th or less or package him in a deal with Ashton and/or Franson to get something better.


picks or prospects need to be used to get better now or a high level draft pick (in a package) stock piling them only lets you lose them for nothing. 

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  nothing to show for it???  they went for it and came within 3 games of winning I believe, how much more could they have done. (except win) the off season is all on there GM the draft picks were worth it because if it wasn't for Marty they wouldn't have come close to reaching the finals. ( it was when Marty's mother passed away the team became tight and worked together and found success )

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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God it's great to be talking Hockey again!!!!!!!!

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad @LeafsGuru IDK maybe I'm to high on Holland, my feeling about Holland is he will take over Kadri's job as the 2C very soon.

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  playoffs are about getting in, Nobody would have predicted at the start of the season, even the start of the playoffs, that the Rangers would be the team to make it to the finals. 

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @dlb Mad  I have to disagree with you about Colborne having an Edge over Holland, I think Holland has more upside, Colborne might have size but he didn't use it.

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  but that's the risk, make the playoffs and have a chance, or trade your guys even when in the hunt and have the out cry from fans.  either way they get shit on for doing one or the other so they go with trying to go for it so that they can see there flaws when push comes to shove

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  yes but you seem to think teams are willing to buy a guy at the end of a contract at deadline, yes it happens but there are 10-16 teams doing the same thing.  Sometimes you can't off load the player even for a 7th.  ie: Grabo ( sorry grabo had a contract and no team wanted him)

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@MaxwellHowe @Rhaegar_ @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  if they trade franson the Right d isn't a problem as Granberg would play, if Robidas is still sitting out

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @dlb Mad  yes I'm sure Colorado fans are singing the same tune about Stastny and New Jersey fans about Clarkson (he had trade value at the time lol) every team lets players walk  

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @MaxwellHowe @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  didn't I write something just like this above?

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Mcost61 @ingy56  ever tweak your golf game and have a completely different result.  It could work

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Rhaegar_ @MaxwellHowe @LeafsGuru @dlb Mad  a little not that much but what we need is a cheap NHL'er to let Percy have another year so if he doesn't work out it's ok. Not looking for production looking for a d-man who can skate, take the body, and play the bottom left pairing, if he does well we have a tradable asset.

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad @LeafsGuru  JVR will find success on Kadri's line by planting himself in front of the net, Frattin and Kadri can dangle the puck

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@Burtonboy  OMG snow, there wasn't even a summer WTF

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad @LeafsGuru  I like it personally, shows that its Frattin's to lose

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@steele123  after all those fans throwing jerseys on the ice last season, guessing some seats might be open

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@ingy56 @dlb Mad @Mcost61  and JVR Kadri and Frattin line hmmmmm

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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@dlb Mad @Mcost61  ashton with holland and Clarkson eh?

1 week ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal

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