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11-26-2012, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by FreeBird View Post
The way the Cookie Crumbles is that Murray identified a real weakness in Ottawa and did some thing about it, while Burke fiddled around with free agents instead of signing a proven FA or trading for one. There isn't one player on the Leaf roster I wouldn't have traded for a solid proven No.1 Goaltender without one you can't win, Cujo and Belfour proved that.
How so? By signing Anderson to a long contract when there are better, more consistent goaltenders out there? By what, drafting Robin Lehner? Bishop was only an AHL goaltender when Ottawa traded for him, Ottawa only had Lehner whereas Toronto already has Owuya, Scrivens, Rynnas and Reimer under contract as young goaltenders. There wasn't a spot.

That being said Bishop is doing really well, I wish we had traded for him. That's the thing though Freebird, hindsight is 20/20. We wouldn't even be talking about this if the Marlies were having a rocky start to the season.

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