Thread: Proposal: Tor-Det
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07-11-2012, 09:19 PM
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
Non-starter from Toronto's perspective.

Filppula is nowhere near a substantial enough upgrade at centre (if he even is one, putting a defensive centre on the top line is not going to help them in that department) over Connolly/Bozak to justify parting with Kulemin and our $1.3m #2 defenceman.
u should probably notice Filppula is better offensively and defensively than Kulemin as a winger as well so you still upgrade over Kulemin. As a center he has all the skills to compliment Kessel (responsible defensively, play making ability, speed). You're also getting Quincey who is better offensive but worse defensively to help ease the loss of him, so it's not like a total loss there.

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