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08-25-2013, 06:38 PM
I'd risk everything
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Western Canada
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Yes Giordano is probably being unappreciated here and he's signed 3 more years at a cap hit that's probably in the same ballpark that Franson is negotiating for. Then it looks like Liles is being dumped on Calgary as well because why not, and getting the Leafs an asset back in the process.
The tricky part is the 1st, if the Leafs bomb this season then it could be a decent deal for Calgary, otherwise I don't think Giordano (who certainly isn't on the block and who Calgary has no incentive to trade) for Franson + has the makings of a legitimate deal. And if the Leafs need to clear Liles contract for Kadri that should be done in a separate deal, rather than getting lumped in with this one.
Giving up a first could be worth it to the Leafs if it means having extra cap space next season to resign Kessel/Phaneuf/Reimer. Calgary would be doing Toronto a huge favor by taking Fransons(future) and Liles' contracts off their hands.
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