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01-19-2013, 11:03 AM
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sangreale
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Originally Posted by shakes View Post
So what goalie are they gonna get at the draft? And then wait 5-6 years to see if he can start? If not, rinse and repeat. It's so stupid that people wouldn't want a great goalie even if it was free. I can understand not wanting to pay a high price but not wanting a #1 for the sake of not wanting a #1 is severely irritating.
Free! You surely don't mean that. The problem with Luongo in 4 years is worse than the problem that Van is having now. He is not a fit on this team now and he will be less of a fit down the road. There has to be another solution than taking on a terrible, terrible contract. I hope Nonis can be more creative than that. If Nonis trades for this guy I want Nonis gone. I feel cap space will be more precious down the road when the Leafs are trying to sign guys like Gardiner and Reilly to NHL size contracts. The thought of paying that size a cap hit to a dude sunning himself in Florida after he is well and done makes me crazy!

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