Leafs need a #1 center
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02-07-2013, 09:21 PM
Join Date: Aug 2008
I don't see any true # 1's available in the Crosby, Sedin, Kopitar, etc level (except maybe Getzlaf).
The Leafs are unlikely to get any center upgrade till the off-season.
The Leafs should focus on a 1B/2A calibar player preferably who either has size or can play like he has size.
In free agency:
Getzlaf (who is probably just a dream)
Weiss, Roy or Filppula (none are ideal but would only cost cap space)
In trade (decent chance of being traded):
-One of ROR or Stastny
-Cammalleri (not really what the Leafs need but should be available)
Slight chance of being traded:
-Datsyuk (but it's highly unlikely Detroit would ever support a total rebuild as they'll probably just become an average for a few seasons instead)
-Couturier (would require either Gardiner or Reilly going the other way as the Flyers need D)
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