2013 Leafs Trades/Proposals/Signings XI - Winter... I mean...Deadline approaching
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03-24-2013, 11:43 AM
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Some interesting speculation.
Larry Brooks of new York post is speculating that Dallas could be jumping on a ship to rebuild and may possibly make Eriksson available.
I would imagine 29 teams would be knocking on the doors for him if it holds any truth.
For us, he would be a great fit in our top 6.
What would you guys be willing to pay if he is available?
Pretty sure Loui is most comfortable on the LW.
He would be a nice fit for any teams Top 6, but with JVR and Lupul manning our Top 6 LW's, he wouldn't be a must.
Although switching Lupul to RW could present itself as an interesting option.
The tough part is evaluation Eriksson's value. He'd absolutely cost a significant package. I am sure Dallas would want someone young enough, but controllable contract wise. Possibly something around a young NHL ready player, our 1st round pick and a blue chipper like Colborne/Biggs/Finn.
That is quite a significant package for that LW spot that isn't a desperate need for this franchise like our Top 4 Right Handed Defender or a #1 type of Center are, and goaltending could continue to be a question mark.
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