Thread: Proposal: Isles-Leafs
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07-05-2012, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Leaffan16 View Post
The deal is good because we get to open a roster spot for a young guy that will have more production. And it is good that we go into the new CBA with space so then we don't have to F up our roster.
See that's the problem. I don't think we have a young guy that can replace Connolly's production for this upcoming season.

Originally Posted by 416Leafer View Post
Connolly is probably worth keeping. There's very little risk, he only has one year left. And if he rebounds, and puts up ~60-65 points, that would be pretty huge for us down the middle.

Not to mention if one of Grabo/Bozak go down, or if Bozak slumps again... who's gonna fill in on the top 6? I guess it'd have to be one of Kadri/Colborne.
Agreed. Unless Burke is bringing in some significant additions that require the salary space, we should just keep Tim for the last year of his contract. Our centre depth sucks. Moving Lombardi is different because we have a surplus of capable wingers.

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