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11-18-2012, 07:13 PM
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Intense Rage
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Originally Posted by BlueBaron View Post
He is our best center, but the drop from him to Connolly is eclipsed by the rise from Riemer to Luongo. Grabovski is also a bit expensive so I would do this deal. The other pieces Canuck fans talk about our fill in piece is usually a big drop. We have nothing to replace Kuleman and Kadri taking Lupul's spot is a huge drop (assuming he stays in form). I can't speak for most of our fans, and heck most of them are crazy anyway, but I do believe Burke would do this . The money works out pretty well too.
You are already without a 1C and you want to trade away your 2C as well? If your goal is to win anything in the next 5 years you will need Grabovski. In about a dozen games that I saw the Leafs play last year, Connolly was terrible. Aside from that you have Lombardi, who was completely useless and then Bozak who did a serviceable job.

Value maybe fair from both sides but you would then have next to nonexistent center depth.

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