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01-09-2013, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Everlong View Post
This really feels like dejavu. He was fired from Vancouver for sticking to his guns (which can be a positive at times) and not improving the goaltending situation. I would assume Nonis would step in again. Sounds like the ownership group made this call. Wouldn't be surprised to see Luongo acquired shortly after.
Originally Posted by Top 6 Spaling View Post
Burke fired...woah. Lu will be a Leaf now, for sure. I assume part of the reason he was fired was for not being willing to pay the price for quality goaltending.
some posters on the Leafs board are speculating that its the opposite... that Burke wanted Lou and was gonna give up the farm for him and ownership and Nonis preferred continued slow building.... guess we will know which one is right if a Lu trade happens later this week...

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