Thread: Value of: Tim Connolly
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01-14-2013, 10:25 AM
Magic Man
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Originally Posted by 416Leafer View Post
Considering the team has never tried to build through the draft, and has actually followed your philosophy of continually "going for it" despite never having the pieces to do so, I think it's safe to say that your philosophy has led to this team being the biggest loser in literally the entire league since the lockout

There is a time to hold onto your pending Free Agents and try and make a playoff run, but this is not it.
Are you really content missing the playoffs for the next 5 years after already being out for the last 8? That is 13 years of watching a failed product and even at the end of it, you may not be any closer to the playoffs. A mid-round pick sounds real nice, but the odds of it turning into a better player than Connolly is... slim to none.

There is a time to hold onto your pending free agents and currently this is one. No games have been played and the Maple Leafs are not yet out of a playoff race. If the Leafs are out of contention at the deadline and want to recieve a premium of picks/prospects then sell off some UFA's.

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