Thread: Proposal: Toronto - Philadelphia
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12-10-2013, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by dilbert719 View Post
I believe a similar thing was dook's point. Philly doesn't want to give up Coburn, because he's the most mobile defenseman we have at this point. We need another athletic, positionally sound defenseman, like Coburn.
Haha Toronto wants Coburn to be another Gunnarsson and Philly wants Gunnarsson so they have another Coburn. I don't believe either team can afford to trade their mobile positionally sound D.

As a Leafs fan, I do not want Couturier for his asking price. If we assume his price is Gardiner and our 1st, I would rather have 2 puck moving D in Rielly and Gardiner with McClement playing shut down & Bolland as the 3C (+ our first) then have only Rielly and 3 Centers who are capable 3Cs who can sub into 2C.

We have plenty of C depth when we are healthy. No need for any new Centers unless Bolland or McClement walk or a #1 becomes available.

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