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05-13-2013, 05:09 AM
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Franson for Lebda.


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05-13-2013, 06:09 AM
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Cody and Gards is a pairing for today's NHL. If you can't skate and pass the puck, as well as be responsible defensively, you aren't a complete package. Good on Cody showing the doubters what he brings to the table.

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05-13-2013, 06:45 AM
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I'm amazed at Cody Franson's defensive development. When you have a player who can skate well ( for a big guy), solid two-way performance and a physical side, you sign him long. In fact, he is looking like a defenceman with top pairing upside.

Handling top pairing minutes, makes very little mistakes and is just 25 years old. While, I'd like a defenceman who is more steady defensively, Franson, he may be paired with Phaneuf. I still think we need a RHD, but that could change.

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05-13-2013, 06:46 AM
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We have to keep him. Hopefully long term.

Guy has been hitting like boss, putting up points and playing great defensively.

Absolute stud. Him and Gardiner make a fantastic pairing.

Fraser who?

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05-13-2013, 06:49 AM
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He and Gardiner have solidified our top-4. Now Nonis must allocate money wisely (ie. letting non-core pieces walk and going with internal development [ie. Colborne and co], and amnesty Liles, Komi) and lock up our young guns (Gardiner, Franson, Kadri, Riemer).

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05-13-2013, 06:51 AM
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Franson was absolutely spectacular last night. From start to finish. The whole Leafs blueline played extremely well. But Franson really stood out for me.

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05-13-2013, 07:56 AM
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Went this year from inconsistent D-man, to elite 3rd pairing guy through regular season, to seemingly like a capable 2nd pairing guy these playoffs.

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05-13-2013, 11:49 AM
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one of the many reasons why Ron Wilson held us back...

Kadri, Franson...

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