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37 minutes ago on Brendan Shanahan Addresses Depth, Not Core of Toronto Maple Leafs
@Czarofleafnation @Cameron19 @Pent_House Not enough cash to go around but if any of them were a possibility I would give almost anything for Tavares.
12 hours, 9 minutes ago on Toronto Maple Leafs sign Daniel Winnik to a one-year deal
@mike_84 @Fish Head If he's playing with Polak then Polak can be the stay at home while MDZ can be the puck carrier.
2 days ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season
At what price and term would you consider to sign Michael Del Zotto? Looks like he could be a decent 3rd pairing D on the left sidebut what deal would make sense. He is a local boy so maybe he would be interested in being a Leaf.
2 days, 1 hour ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season
@Bruffins Should be close but I'll take Gardiner as he is older and therefore may have a better chance to make a leap.
@Bruffins Doughty. He won me over during the recent Olympics and then solidified it through the playoffs. Best D in the game today. Although he was the #2 overall pick, knowing what we know today I would take him over Stamkos.
@CanuckUKinToronto It would not surprise me to see Hutchison as the #1 before the season is over
2 days, 12 hours ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season
@TheCanucksnaphook @mcloki Yes, morning, and a fine day it is.
@Jay_Berg Gardner will only get better. I would try 5 at $4M. On the other hand if it is a bridge deal he may work harder to earn the next contract
3 days, 12 hours ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season
@Savo43 @CanuckUKinToronto well said!
3 days, 22 hours ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season
Excellent read! Great job Anthony! Hearing an interview with the Director of Amateur Scouting gave a lot of insight. I loved the questions that were asked and Dave came across as honest and forthright.
4 days, 6 hours ago on In conversation with Dave Morrison – Part 3
@RandomScrub @Cameron19 And he plays a damn good defensive game for a 19 years old
5 days, 1 hour ago on (Thursday Mashup) David Booth: Another low-risk option with upside potential
@ingy56 @Cameron19 @Burtonboy Winning changes everything
1 week ago on Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan Live Press Conference
@ShotsFired Only if he can still lace them up
@DIGGLER _69 Disagree on Nieuwendyk. He did an OK job with the Stars but Nill has done a superb job since he arrived. You can see he learned well from Holland. Too bad we didn't get Nill. Watch out for those Stars.
@loomx @Fish Head I believe there is a happy medium between new analytics and old style gut feel. I'm thrilled that it looks like we're now looking for that point.
Wow. I love this. Young progressive thinking. Doesn't sound like your usual Leafs. This is going to be really good.
@docmma @Fish Head @sniperstar @Burtonboy It really depends on the opportunity. If he knows he'll have a third pairing position and playing lower talent on opposing teams then maybe he would welcome the opportunity as it would be something he can build on in an effort for a larger contract next year. I'd try $1.25M for 1 year.
1 week, 1 day ago on Cody Franson Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs for 1 year, $3.3m
@sniperstar @docmma @Burtonboy MDZ knows that he has something to prove and could be a strong addition at no cost other than salary which may also be reasonable
@wiski @Fish Head @dlb Mad I'd be fine with 3.2/yr for 2yrs. I think you would get more in a trade knowing he is signed for an additional year at a reasonable cost
1 week, 2 days ago on Weekend Mashup: $2.2 million apart
@dlb Mad Hopefully before the arbitration hearing
@dlb Mad @Fish Head You may be right and on the other hand let's be really optimistic and say that he scores 15 goals, 30 points next year and plays his role better. Even though it's still a bad contract we may find more than one suitor. It may be wishful thinking but we need to find a way to get out from under that contract
@Bon Scott was a Leaf fan Even if Clarkson doubles his point total this season it's still a bad contract. If MacT still has a slight glimmer in his eye for Clarkson I would like to see us try and move him. I realize that he has a NTC but maybe after this past season and knowing what the next 6 could be like in this market he may welcome a move. If we moved him for Teddy Pucell we would only have Teddy for 2 years at $4.5M/yr so it would be much easier to swallow and the Oilers could use Clarkson's grit.
@Cameron19 @Fish Head @TheCanucksnaphook I like MacWilliam's toughness. He's also a bit older than Percy. That may make more sense especially to give Percy more development time before making the move.
@Cameron19 @Fish Head @TheCanucksnaphook Other than Percy, who else is left side on the Marlies?
@Cameron19 @Fish Head @TheCanucksnaphook So much for that
@Cameron19 @Fish Head @TheCanucksnaphook That part makes sense although I'd like to see Percy spend another year with the Marlies to continue to hone his skills. How about Holzer? My understanding is that he played the toughest minutes with the Marlies this past year and is in the final year of his deal before UFA status. He could be a nice trade chip before the playoffs if he shows well and we're not in a position to make the top 8.
@Cameron19 @TheCanucksnaphook Percy? Hmm? Interesting hearing Percy when there's been so much chatter about Granberg. Why would you think Percy would be ready for the move this season?
@lukethenuke @MaxwellHowe I think we overpaid for Polak
@lukethenuke I love it! It's about time there was some money going into rejevenating Detroit. I hope it's a huge success.
@wiski @Xxxxxnew Exactly, why didn't the Canucks move quickly and sign him if he was that well thought of. Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled that we got him and also at a great price but I'm miffed at how the Canucks let him slip away like that. I wonder if there is more to this story?
@Alec Brownscombe I would prefer Franson over Del Zotto. But considering that MDZ is available and no one is biting, I'm a bit concerned on what the market is for Franson
@Burtonboy @MaxwellHowe @Bon Scott was a Leaf fan I can't wait to see how the Leafs treat Georges when they play the Sabres this fall
1 week, 4 days ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?
Great read and very fair view from both sides. If Franson is rewarded somewhere in the 3.5-3.9 range I think he is still a valuable trade commodity. A 6'5" right hand shot who will hit and is still only 26 years old should bring back something of good value.
@4evrblue Nothing left in the tank
1 week, 4 days ago on Friday Mashup: 3 Unknowns Remain; Gord Dineen TSN1050 Interview
@ingy56 I sure hope the Bills stay in Buffalo. They mean so much to that community and have a great history there.
@NinetyThree Zezel had the heart of a lion. Great player and greater person. Anyone could take a page out of his book and make their lives and those around them better.
@ingy56 If it was $4.3M/yr over 6 yrs then that would make sense but that seems like a lot for a short term deal for Kulikov.
@ingy56 Wow. I wonder if that will have any impact on Gardiner's deal?
@ingy56 @Fish Head At least for half the season
@LeafsGuru @Fish Head I can't see the arbitrator giving him more than Bernier's $2.9M
@ingy56 Nah, either 2nd or 3rd line.
At what price do you walk away from Reimer? I'm guessing that the arbitrator will award Reimer somewhere in the range of $2-2.75M range. Considering that Bernier has never played a full season as a starter and didn't hold up physically for a full season last year it may be smart to hold onto Reimer for some time as insurance but at what price? I would think up to $2.75 may make sense. Even Scrivens is making $2.3 in Edmonton and Fasth (also with the Oilers) is at $2.9M.
@MaxwellHowe @Fish Head I loved that show Magnum PEI
1 week, 5 days ago on Peter Horachek on Sportsnet 590
@MaxwellHowe @Fish Head Isn't Drew from NFLD
@Xxxxxnew Even Kevin Dineen thinks he is
@Hmmm @Fish Head Goalies are overrated
@Hmmm They missed PEI
@Xxxxxnew @Fish Head He looks like a California guy so maybe we need a 3 way trade to get that done with Lupul going back to Cali
@maximus_asinus @Fish Head OK