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10-23-2012, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by kthsn View Post
There is literally no way Toronto can do that.

If they give up a roster player that immediately improves our team (Grabovski/Lupul) they lose what little secondary scoring they have.

They arguable become a worse team with Luongo if they lose a key part (for their team) of their line-up
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Originally Posted by Vankiller Whale View Post
The thing is, no interested teams have any expendable impact players. May as well take multiple lotto lickets and hope we get a future impact player, or at the very least can get an impact player at the deadlin with them.
I understand to core problem of what I'm looking for, but I still would be wanting an improvement at one position or another back.

In every other instance, we wouldn't be looking at futures. Liles/MacArthur/Kulemin/Gunnarsson/Bozak or Kadri/Biggs/Blacker/Colborne/Ashton/Finn would be additions to another, larger core piece.

One of the Pronger deals (Lupul, Sbisa and 2 firsts + a conditional pick or Lupul, Smid, two firsts and a second, his age 31 and 34 respectively) is what I'd want to see as a template.

I just don't feel Toronto, or Florida for that matter, is a real fit.

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