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07-19-2012, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by smitty10 View Post
Was listening to TSN 1050 and they were saying that the Leafs are very interested in Jonathan Bernier and that the asking price is Matt Frattin. I would do this trade in a heart beat, but I'm not sure why Burke is balking at that. However, I also think it could be a ploy to try and get Vancouver to panic and trade Luongo here for less than their asking price.

What do you guys think?
A bit of old news. However, I would rather not trade Frattin for Bernier, as I think Reimer has just as much potential. Frattin has proven to be a solid 3rd liner, with all signs pointing to him cracking the top 6 soon. Bernier may never develop into the #1 goalie we need. I've entertained the idea that Burke is using this Bernier deal as smoke and mirrors for Luongo, and thats what I would rather.

Veteran that can stop gap Reimers development time is exactly what we need.

Thats just my opinion though, as I still feel the pain of Toskala and Raycroft.

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