Leafs have an offer for Versteeg
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01-01-2011, 09:26 PM
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Uhh no. His value has gone up. I would like to keep him but if it means trading him in a package or something for a center or a big winger, then do it.
LeBrun also said that the offer apparently made the Leafs pause, meaning it was a good offer.
I'm not opposed to trading him but I like the guy. He bring a lot of versatility, plays well defensively despite what the +/- stat tell you and he's on pace for a career year despite a horrible start.
I wonder if Burke can try to pry away J. Staal for Steeg +?
Um yea actually. You guys picked up Versteeg with what idea? For him to play on the top line. Because like many, you saw him as a top line player being played on the 2nd/3rd on the cup winning Blackhawks.
We can go back to the threads when he was picked up. Most Leaf fans sure as hell weren't hoping he'd be a 55 point player.
Hes 3rd line on one of the worst teams in the league. So no, his value has gone down. Not up.
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