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06-27-2012, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by In Gordie We Trust View Post
Holy cow! Is this a joke? Please tell me this is a cruel joke. Girardi, who just finished 6th in Norris voting in is one of the best shutdown defenseman in the league would certainly command more than your immensely overated defenseman. Gunarsson would likely be the #5 dman in NY behind Girardi, Staal, McDonagh, Del Zotto.

And hell no to moving Stepan for Gunarrson. Step is a 22 year old up and coming two way center who just had 51 points this year playing consistant 2nd line minutes. He is going nowhere unless there is a significant upgrade involved.
I think his point was that Gunnarsson is a core piece to the Leafs D and he isn't going anywhere short of an overpayment ie Girardi or Stepan.

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