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11-03-2011, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by pjfanman View Post
I know some Buffalo fans came onto the Leafs board criticizing the Leafs signing Connolly. Question is, who would you rather have, Connolly for 2 years at 4.75 or Leino for 6 years at 4.5? Even with concerns over Connolly's health, its a short term deal with minimal risk.

I understand that he may have not fit well in Ruff's system but he looks really good with Kessel and Lupul so far. Was he that much of a bum in Buffalo all those years?
Absolutely Leino. He's going to break into the system eventually. Connolly was in the system for years and just kind of stopped trying.

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