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Luongo talks beyond the 'tire kicking' stage", multiple teams involved

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03-31-2013, 09:15 PM
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So when is the tire pumping stage?

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i can't wait until he is traded somewhere

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Every year TSN builds up the deadline around a big name player or two. This year it's Luongo, it's going to be their main story all day so people watch while nothing happens.

This is all hype/promoting a show.

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03-31-2013, 09:17 PM
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Grabovski + Scrivens for Luongo. Bad contract decent player for Worse contract better player.

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Every year TSN builds up the deadline around a big name player or two. This year it's Luongo, it's going to be their main story all day so people watch while nothing happens.

This is all hype/promoting a show.
This.

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Remember 6 months ago when Gillis said they had "a deal in principle" remeber those times? fun times huh. More lock out fodder to boost ratings.

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Can't wait until April 4th so we can go at least a few months without hearing his name.

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Grabovski + Scrivens for Luongo. Bad contract decent player for Worse contract better player.
I'm Kesler would be ecstatic having the third line centre making more than him.

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I'll admit I wanted him badly during the offseason as a Leaf. Now...not so much. Even for Grabovski+Scrivens i'd think while it's not too much to give up, is it even worth it?

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Remember 6 months ago when Gillis said they had "a deal in principle" remeber those times? fun times huh. More lock out fodder to boost ratings.
I think he meant he had a deal with his principal from school in a fantasy league.

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03-31-2013, 09:20 PM
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I'm Kesler would be ecstatic having the third line centre making more than him.
Schneider has a back-up making more than him.

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All the people getting uptight over this.

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Ive watched a lot of Leafs games this year, probably half of them. I haven't noticed a need to bring in a goalie with 9 years left on his contract. It seems like the Leafs would be better off adding a top 4 d-man than going for Luongo.

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03-31-2013, 09:24 PM
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This isn't TSN generating **** to boost their ratings. These are quotes from Lawrence Gilman. The Vancouver Canucks assistant general manager.

This is legit.

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03-31-2013, 09:24 PM
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This is as legit a source as it gets. The source is Gilman himself.

On that note: Still not expecting a move by the deadline.
We need depth players. Luongo is our most valuable/expendable asset.

I would hope MG is talking to other teams leading up to the deadline.

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03-31-2013, 09:25 PM
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03-31-2013, 09:25 PM
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the deal if this happen will happen at 11:59 Pacific time on Wedenesday......

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then we get derek roy as a rental - not sure for what
and sign someone like doug weight in the summer

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This isn't TSN generating **** to boost their ratings. These are quotes from Lawrence Gilman. The Vancouver Canucks assistant general manager.

This is legit.
As legit as the alleged deal made earlier in the year with the team acquiring Luongo just having to make a roster move? (still not sure if Gillis was misquoted or not as pointed out before)

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This isn't TSN generating **** to boost their ratings. These are quotes from Lawrence Gilman. The Vancouver Canucks assistant general manager.

This is legit.
Keep on selling it.

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He's not coming to Toronto.

Don't need him.

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03-31-2013, 09:27 PM
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And just so we're all clear, "kicking tires" a lot of the time really has just meant a call asking if 'x' player is available. So just because they're passed that phase doesn't mean a whole heck of a lot for sure. It's possible there is a deal to be made and negotiations are truly happening, but we don't know.

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03-31-2013, 09:28 PM
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So when is the tire pumping stage?
this deserves some love.

Toronto/TBay would have to be the obvious front runners, no?

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03-31-2013, 09:29 PM
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Tampa Bay
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Mathieu Garon
Nate Thompson
Matthias Ohlund (salary/retire as a Canuck purposes)

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