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11-12-2012, 11:25 AM
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gabeliscious
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Originally Posted by BigMacJokinen View Post
Would Vancouver fans be fine with Lupul for Luongo straight up?
i dont see burke parting with lupul. he has acquired him several times over his career via trade. he obviously has some sort of fondness for the kid. lupul has also played really well in toronto. the point is to add pieces not take apart what youve built. i recognize that you can say the same about toronto but subtracting luongo doesnt necessarily make vancouver worse. removing lupul hurts the leafs. he is the top line left winger and one of our only players who is talented enough to keep up with kessel.

obviously toronto needs a goalie. no one is disputing that but i think for a deal to work you need to be looking at areas where toronto has depth, not removing what few actually decent roster players we have

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