Thread: Post-Game Talk: Leafs win 4-3 in Shootout
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03-24-2012, 12:02 PM
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Jake Gardiner will also be a part of the Calder Cup playoffs this year, and I'm fairly comfortable saying that his development was not stunted by plying his trade at the NHL level this year during his development.

Since the opportunity is similar for Gardiner as it is for Kadri post Leafs season end, than the only thing lost was NHL experience from the later's situation.
Gardiner has been outstanding all year and has arguably been one of our best D, Kadri hasn't done as well and I feel the time he spent down on the Marlies was worth having sent him down, if last night's game was any indication.

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