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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, 03:36 PM
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How exactly is Grabner >>> Kadri?

Frattin >/= Bailey
JVR > Grabner/Okposo
Kadri = Grabner/Okposo

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02-16-2013, 04:54 PM
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Bailey>Frattin
Okposo<JVR

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

Grabner>>>Kadri=NYI
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2nd Bold

wtf?

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02-16-2013, 06:38 PM
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Maybe because of experience of being in the league.

Otherwise it's Matt by a landslide.
(posted from Josh's hometown)
Yep, 25 year old with a good 10 game stint> Consistent 2 way 23 year old.

By a landslide.

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1st Bold

2nd Bold

wtf?
Refer to previous response, and why is it a question that Grabner is better than Kadri?

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Grabner >> Kadri is the deal breaker for me too.
I overdid it with the 3 ">"s but its atleast two.

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02-16-2013, 06:41 PM
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Kadri > Bailey
Jvr >>Okposo
Grabner >> Frattin

So basically leafs for me

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02-16-2013, 11:20 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.
you are gonna talk hits and blocked shots but not take aways and give aways?

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02-17-2013, 04:56 AM
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Yep, 25 year old with a good 10 game stint> Consistent 2 way 23 year old.

By a landslide.



Refer to previous response, and why is it a question that Grabner is better than Kadri?



I overdid it with the 3 ">"s but its atleast two.
Try a 25 year old Hobey Baker finalist and a player that scored 18 goals in 23 games in the AHL last year, and 10 goals in 13 games in the AHL playoffs taking our team to the calder cup finals as our main offensive weapon is now off to the same type of start in the NHL this year. Other than Cory Conacher, Frattin was the most dangerous player in those playoffs, so despite your skepticism against a two way forward that is decent and consistent, Frattin bring a whole lot more to the table.

But maybe you're right, the kid's rookie season should be more of an indicator of what he can do Saying Bailey better than Frattin by a landslide is laughable.


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02-17-2013, 10:15 AM
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Try a 25 year old Hobey Baker finalist and a player that scored 18 goals in 23 games in the AHL last year, and 10 goals in 13 games in the AHL playoffs taking our team to the calder cup finals as our main offensive weapon is now off to the same type of start in the NHL this year. Other than Cory Conacher, Frattin was the most dangerous player in those playoffs, so despite your skepticism against a two way forward that is decent and consistent, Frattin bring a whole lot more to the table.

But maybe you're right, the kid's rookie season should be more of an indicator of what he can do Saying Bailey better than Frattin by a landslide is laughable.
I never said it was by a landslide, someone said it was Frattin by a landslide, I was being sarcastic.

I say it's close between those two, but I'd take Bailey as it stands right now.

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02-17-2013, 10:21 AM
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jvr is the best of the bunch, bailey the worst. Not close
Okposo has been substantially worse than Bailey this season.

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02-17-2013, 11:01 AM
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Frattin >> Bailey
Kadri >> Okposo
JVR >> Grabner

In terms of value, skill, age, etc

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02-17-2013, 11:04 AM
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Definitely the Leafs kids.

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02-17-2013, 03:21 PM
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Frattin-Kadri-van Riemsdyk


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So many statements simply using ">" as the entire argument, but with very little actual discussion about why those players are better than their counterparts.

Also, I think Bailey's being short-changed in this thread. I still think he's got the potential to be a solid top six player. He's a good playmaker, solid with the puck, and adds a nice defensive/PK game as well. Consistency is his biggest issue.

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Even as an Isles fan, I'd take the Leafs trio. Grabner is a great weapon, and Bailey is a well-rounded forward who still has potential to get better, but I truly believe that Okposo is damaged goods. He's playing awful hockey, and I don't see him turning it around without a change of scenery. That gives the Leafs guys the edge IMO.

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Frattin >> Bailey
Kadri >> Okposo
JVR >> Grabner

In terms of value, skill, age, etc
I can understand the argument for the Leafs trio, but how is JVR more valuable than Grabner? Grabner is one of the best PKers in the league, can score 30+ goals, and is the fastest player in the NHL (which teams have to respect)

And I say this as a fan of JVR's


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Leafs easily

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02-18-2013, 10:43 AM
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Leafs trio easily. I honestly don't understand why people overrate Grabner so much.

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I can understand the argument for the Leafs trio, but how is JVR more valuable than Grabner? Grabner is one of the best PKers in the league, can score 30+ goals, and is the fastest player in the NHL (which teams have to respect)

And I say this as a fan of JVR's
Because JVR is just a better player with a much higher Ceiling than Grabner.... And I don't think Grabner is the fastest guy in the league, that's Harry Z.

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Leafs trio easily. I honestly don't understand why people overrate Grabner so much.
He had a great season, and people look at that. Personally, I think he's pretty much like Kulemin in that regard. The 30 goal season was an abberation.

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