Predict some trades this off-season.
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05-14-2013, 06:48 AM
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I see Toronto trying to capitalize on Mikhail Grabovski's good playoffs, and getting a pick for him and cap relief at the draft.
And for some reason, one of their defenceman is going to be packaged with a draft pick or picks, and maybe another player for either a really strong shutdown #2 defenceman or #1 center. All of their other positions are pretty much locked up going forward.
They have way too many defenceman with potential and lots of puckmovers. They are in desperate need of a strong shutdown defenceman. IMO, one of Franson, Gardiner or Rielly will be a part of that package.
John Michael Liles
Mike Kostka (UFA)
Ryan O'Byrne (UFA)
Tons of puckmovers and very little shutdown defenceman. Gunnarsson is excellent #2 pairing shutdown guy and Fraser/Holzer/O'Byrne/Blacker can fill that 3rd pairing role.
Gardiner for Coburn. Coburn would thrive under Carlyle's system and Gardiner would be that puck moving offensive defenseman the Flyers are looking for.
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