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11-11-2012, 02:09 AM
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Originally Posted by rt View Post
I'm not being cynical. He's an amazing fit for every single team in the NHL. Every team in the world, really. It's great that he was a Leafs fan when he was a kid. Aren't the Leafs the most popular team in the world? I'm sure Tavares and Hall were Leafs fans too.

I'm not so cynical that I didn't think it was great that Duchene went to Colorado, or Geoffrion to Nashville, or Samuelsson to Phoenix. These are semi unique situations. Amazing, top flight hockey players, who play a highly coveted position that hail from the greater Toronto area exist in the top half of every draft.
I find this argument fair enough. I just felt as though my statement was being slighted without any real substance or argument. There are many great players to come out of the GTA, players that every team would love to have.

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