Thread: Speculation: Luongo: The Neverending Story
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01-05-2013, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Bourne Endeavor View Post

I would want the addition to be Lupul, even if we had to add as a result. His contract status lessens his value and Gardiner we could flip to address other needs. That may be somewhat steep but there is not a whole lot the Leafs can add make it appealing from our perspective. Granted, if we had a trade for say Voracek lined up, perhaps I would step off Lupul. Kadri+Franson or something. It essentially amounts to Voracek+Kadri+whatever for Schneider.
Ah yes that is quite steep.

I would be willing to trade Gardiner, but not that much on top of Gardiner. Schneider's a great goalie but Gardiner looks to be a great defenseman if his past season was any indication.

And to clarify, I don't think Lupul has astronomical value or anything. His pending UFA status and injury history definitely lessen it. The issue I have is Lupul's importance to Toronto.

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