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Bailey-Grabner-Okposo vs. Frattin-Kadri-van Riemsdyk

View Poll Results: Which trio do you take?
Bailey-Grabner-Okposo 36 27.07%
Frattin-Kadri-van Riemsdyk 95 71.43%
Can't decide 2 1.50%
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02-16-2013, 06:27 AM
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Bailey-Grabner-Okposo vs. Frattin-Kadri-van Riemsdyk

Which trio would you take if you were building a team from scratch?

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02-16-2013, 06:45 AM
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NYI trio.

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02-16-2013, 07:45 AM
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TML trio.

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02-16-2013, 10:55 AM
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Basically comes down to Grabner vs. Kadri.

Grabner>>>>Kadri

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02-16-2013, 11:00 AM
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02-16-2013, 11:04 AM
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Basically comes down to Grabner vs. Kadri.

Grabner>>>>Kadri
Pretty much this

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02-16-2013, 11:09 AM
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Basically comes down to Grabner vs. Kadri.

Grabner>>>>Kadri
Why does it come down to these two heads up?

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02-16-2013, 11:25 AM
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i dont think its very close

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Why does it come down to these two heads up?
Because JVR+Frattin=Okposo+Bailey

In fact, I could even edge towards the NYI two on this

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i dont think its very close
Of course you don't.

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02-16-2013, 11:51 AM
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Because JVR+Frattin=Okposo+Bailey

In fact, I could even edge towards the NYI two on this

Of course you don't.
No, I don't. JVR is easily the best of the four, in fact the best of the six.

The Leafs trio have been slower to develop, but today they're certainly better(factual, yet based on what's been a short season thus far) and have a higher overall ceiling (in my personal opinion).

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Van Riemsdyk is better than all of them, so him.

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jvr is the best of the bunch, bailey the worst. Not close

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No, I don't. JVR is easily the best of the four, in fact the best of the six.

The Leafs trio have been slower to develop, but today they're certainly better(factual, yet based on what's been a short season thus far) and have a higher overall ceiling (in my personal opinion).
Bailey>Frattin
Okposo<JVR

Too close to make the call, so therefore...

Grabner>>>Kadri=NYI

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02-16-2013, 01:44 PM
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Which line has been carrying their team? Ok. TML trio win hands down:

- Younger
- More Offensive potential
- About same defensively
- Way better building block.

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Bailey>Frattin
Maybe because of experience of being in the league.

Otherwise it's Matt by a landslide.
(posted from Josh's hometown)

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02-16-2013, 02:23 PM
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Nazem Kadri >> Josh Bailey
JVR >> Okoposa
Frattin << Grabner

From a Toronto POV I wouldn't trade JVR for any of them. I wouldn't trade Kadri for anything of them. I would be hesitant to trade Frattin for any of them - but as of now that's only because of chemistry.

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02-16-2013, 02:31 PM
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Not a fan of either, but its Toronto by a landslide IMO.

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Bailey is not better then Frattin.

Toronto without even thinking twice and I'm the furthest thing from a homer.

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02-16-2013, 03:07 PM
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This Year:

C N.Kadri (22, #7 '09): 14gms, 4gs, 12pts, 14ht, 3bk, 14:29 (82gms, 23gls, 70pts, 82ht, 18bk)
C J.Bailey (23, #9 '08): 3gms, 0gls, 1pts, 2ht, 3bk, 15:13 (82gms, 0gls, 27pts, 55ht, 82bk)

W J.VanRyk (23, #2 '07): 14gms, 8gls, 10pts, 12ht, 5bk, 18:36 (82gms, 47gls, 59pts, 70ht, 30bk)
W K.Okposo (24, #7 '06): 13gms, 1gls, 4pts, 12ht, 6bk, 17:47 (82gms, 6gls, 25pts, 76ht, 37bk)

W M.Frattin (24, #99 '07): 10gms, 7gls, 10pts, 12ht, 3bk, 12:53 (82gms, 57gls, 82pts, 98ht, 25bk)
W M.Grabner (25, #14 '06): 13gms, 5gls, 7pts, 0ht, 10bk, 17:56 (82gms, 32gls, 44pts, 0ht, 64bk)


Last Year:

C N.Kadri (21, #7 '09): 21gms, 5gs, 7pts, 25ht, 5bk, 14:09 (82gms, 20gls, 27pts, 98ht, 20bk)
C J.Bailey (22, #9 '08): 80gms, 13gls, 32pts, 64ht, 35bk, 15:13 (82gms, 13gls, 33pts, 65ht, 36bk)

W J.VanRyk (22, #2 '07): 43gms, 11gls, 24pts, 37ht, 18bk, 15:10 (82gms, 21gls, 46pts, 71ht, 34bk)
W K.Okposo (23, #7 '06): 79gms, 24gls, 45pts, 51ht, 33bk, 17:04 (82gms, 25gls, 47pts, 53ht, 34bk)

W M.Frattin (23, #99 '07): 56gms, 8gls, 15pts, 81ht, 12bk, 13:09 (82gms, 12gls, 22pts, 119ht, 18bk)
W M.Grabner (24, #14 '06): 78gms, 20gls, 32pts, 16ht, 30bk, 15:32 (82gms, 21gls, 33pts, 17ht, 31bk)


Last year the older Isles trio received much more ice time than the Leafs' trio, and was slightly more productive, but significantly less physical.

This year - still with significantly less minutes - the younger Leafs trio is crushing the Isles' trio in production, and continuing their significant edge in physical play.

Hard not to see Kadri and JVR as the only 2 of the 6 players here with true topline potential anymore, as well.


Not sure why anyone would choose the Isles' trio, to be honest.

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02-16-2013, 03:08 PM
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Bailey>Frattin
Okposo<JVR

Too close to make the call, so therefore...

Grabner>>>Kadri=NYI
Grabner >> Kadri is the deal breaker for me too.

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Nazem Kadri >> Josh Bailey
JVR >> Okoposa
Frattin << Grabner

From a Toronto POV I wouldn't trade JVR for any of them. I wouldn't trade Kadri for anything of them. I would be hesitant to trade Frattin for any of them - but as of now that's only because of chemistry.
I have it this way. This coming from a NYI fan.
So what will Toronto give us for Bailey?

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Maple Leafs, because of JVR

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Maple Leafs, and pretty damn easily

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How on earth is Bailey better than Frattin

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