Thread: Proposal: Leafs need a #1 center
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02-07-2013, 09:21 PM
Ricky Bobby
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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)

Last edited by Ricky Bobby: 02-07-2013 at 09:29 PM.
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