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03-27-2013, 11:37 PM
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Lupul is the heart and soul for the Leafs

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Not true, we only were able to handle the loss of Lupul because Kadri has been outstanding. No one expects him to be that good every night. When Lupuls back in our lineup it changes the whole dynamic.

Like last nights game, put the team on his back in the 3rd to win the game.

Hes going no where.
Both Kadri and JVR have stepped up their games. Toronto has the 6th best G/G in the league right now.

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03-27-2013, 11:38 PM
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Luongo is not playing well and leafs are not desparate for a goalie.
What is more likely is Miller is traded to tampa bay. And Luongo to Sabres.

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Lupul untouchable. Lolololol

Leaf fans never cease to amaze!
He is, for all intensive purposes.

Not a Leafs fan

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03-27-2013, 11:39 PM
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Bill Waters is a moron... No disrespect against Luongo but that's a contract most leaf fans (and hopefully leaf management) don't want apart of. It's a shame because he's still an excellent goalie. I would trade Grabovski for Luongo but not Lupul, we like like Lupul.

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From an outside perspective, it seems like Lupul is a bit more valuable than Luongo. Stranger things have happened though. Toronto has been fairly good while missing Lupul most of the season; perhaps they think improving goaltending helps more.

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Nonis just said today the Leafs aren't close to anything

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/03/27...talking-trades

so this isn't really a rumor. It's more like "Bill Watters thinks this would be pretty cool."


Neither side is going to be happy about this.

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Lupul is needed. He is not untouchable but for Luongo? Can't see it happening.

Leafs have major interest in Kipper. If we go for a goalie we want a rental. Not a several year cap hit to a guy that may be on the downgrade come next season.

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03-27-2013, 11:40 PM
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Lupul untouchable. Lolololol

Leaf fans never cease to amaze!
Not that he's untouchable just makes no sense to trade a player who succeeding and doing well

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top 5 goalie for a 2nd liner?
um no thanks

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what, I'm pretty sure Brunnstrom is now a regular 50-goal scorer

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Lupul untouchable. Lolololol

Leaf fans never cease to amaze!
Very educated comment!

Take a look at what he's done as a leaf. He's been a leader for us, has been PPG through 100ish games, has been an AllStar, and took a discount to stay a leaf which he states he wants to be for a long time.

Heart and soul guy, who is a legit top liner/star

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Both Kadri and JVR have stepped up their games. Toronto has the 6th best G/G in the league right now.
Kadri has. Ask any Leaf fan that watches consistently and they will tell you how JVR has played over the last 10 or so.

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top 5 goalie for a 2nd liner?
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back up goalie

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Lupul>>>>Luongo

Add a 1st+kassian then leafs talk
Thread was ridiculous to begin with, but this just put it over the edge

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Lupul untouchable. Lolololol

Leaf fans never cease to amaze!
Well of course, anyone can be moved for the right price.



You're a Ducks fan? He's a lot better here than he was in So-Cal. Try watching him.

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Did someone in this thread really say there's no a player on Vancouver they would trade Lupul for? Oy. I've seen it all...

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03-27-2013, 11:42 PM
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Luongo*

Personally I would love this trade. Toronto fans will probably hate it, but it seems like their offense has been fine with or without Lupul in the lineup.

For Vancouver...Well, we have one goal in our last two games. We could definitely use him.
Yes very much so.

Why wouldn't they trade his offense for elite goal tending

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top 5 goalie for a 2nd liner?
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It's arguable that Luongo is a top-five goalie these days. Lupul is not a second liner.

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You haven't caught the Leafs much the last 2 years, have you?

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03-27-2013, 11:43 PM
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Lupul has 92 points in 101 games (74 points in last 73 games dating back to last season) as a Maple Leaf. Just signed a long-term deal and has been recognized as a leader on the team (specifically to Kadri as per reports).

I don't see a situation where he's dealt for Luongo.

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Lupul is the closest thing to a captain that we have, and he can play with any line and produce. Oh, and i dont want Luongo.

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From an outside perspective, it seems like Lupul is a bit more valuable than Luongo. Stranger things have happened though. Toronto has been fairly good while missing Lupul most of the season; perhaps they think improving goaltending helps more.
Although we've been good without him, we've been even better with him in the lineup and you can really notice the difference in our team when he's on the ice. He and Phaneuf are the leaders of the team and he seems to have chemistry with just about anyone in the lineup.

I can't see the leafs moving Lupul for anything but a crazyass overpayment.

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