The Luongo Thread - "Make it stop, make it stop!"
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01-02-2013, 11:39 AM
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Respect your opinion on the matter.
I disagree with you on it though...especially if Burke can get Luongo with the 1st and another one of your prospects (not Gardiner or Reilly) as the center piece. In a shortened season, you could probably play Luongo for 40 games and make the playoffs in the East (which makes that pick in the 16-30 range)
And if Luongo has his usual slow 1st month of the season? Like i've said, i have admittedly flipflopped. If we had an 82 game season to ride out some issues...okay. But in the dash for cash 48 game year, i'd rather keep my 1st and run what i have. If we fail, we draft high and still have our assets.
I'd like to say to all, i'm not downgrading Luongo in any way. All of my comments are directly linked to the Leafs situation only. Other teams may be okay with paying top dollar, i just don't think the Leafs should/can.
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