LD Morgan Rielly (2012, 5th overall, Toronto) II
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10-12-2013, 11:58 AM
Join Date: Nov 2010
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Except there is one thing that still leads me to question just how "first" overall Rielly was on the Leaf's list...after the Habs took Galchenyuk, the Leafs had the chance to swap positions with NYI, Burke asked Morrison if they should move up and Mo gave an easy NO, iirc he didn't even ask what the cost would be...The Isles imho would have been an extremely serious threat to take Rielly, which leads us to conclude that the Leafs must have like somebody else as much as Rielly...I still have trouble sleeping at night not knowing who that other guy was we would have taken if the Isles went with Rielly...we've had this discussion before I think, I'm guessing Dumba is the guy who Morrison and company had on par with Rielly, which is interesting to say the least.
I am pretty sure that NYI had eyes on Reinhart for a long time. If the Leafs knew Habs wanted Gally, and Isles wanted Reinhar...it's all but confirmed that the Leafs get Rielly.
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