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02-24-2013, 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Rielly4 View Post

-2nd round pick 2013


i think this trade helps both teams, yes Grabo will be missed in T.O but it will give us a good vet backup for Reimer/Scrivens, a 2nd round pick in a deep draft and a chance to try Weiss between Kessel and Lupul before we make a decision on him in FA. Grabovski will be missed but with Kadri developing into our future 2nd line center Grabos days in T.O with that salary seem numbered. All 3 of those leaf players have had serious success, Kulemin wont go back to 30 goals but he can be a very effective 3rd liner or even 2nd liner with great line mates. Gunner also can be a steady 4/5 d man especially when he doesn't have a hip injury.
I think we are giving up a bit too much for Weiss and a 2nd pick. Let's be serious Theodore is not gonna stay after this season.

This evaluation is based on Toronto's needs:
2nd=<Kulemin (2nd round picks very often don't make the NHL, rather keep Kulemin)
Gunnarsson>>Theodore (Gunnarsson top4 dman vs backup goalie which Toronto doesn't need)

Leafs are overpaying considering Theodore won't play for the Leafs.

Leafs decline.

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