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07-02-2014, 11:24 AM
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The Habs would have acquired Franson for Gorges

I am not happy about this, Gorges in Toronto for Franson? I would of loved to see Franson in Montreal playing with Tinordi, both over 6'5" tall

http://lastwordonsports.com/2014/06/...e-josh-gorges/

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lol.


franson is ****ing awful.

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I thought Franson was okay in Nashville, but he really hasn't looked good in Toronto. Maybe he was being sheltered in Nashville. Maybe I only saw him play a few times and he played well in those games.

Either way, I don't want him on the Canadiens.

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If true Gilbert was Plan B?

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A 2nd and Gilbert >>>>> Cody Franson.

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Old news.

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I'd rather have Gilbert than Franson. Now we have Gilbert AND a buffalo second which equates to a high first. Maybe draft another Pacioretty ;-)

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SOOO glad that we got the Pick instead.

We would have gotten Franson instead of Gilbert + 2nd.

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Glad the trade didn't happen then.

Franson isn't as bad as some people say, but he's definitely not good either.

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...I was a Franson fan...wanted us to make an offer last year for him to put on our 3rd pairing/2nd PP...then I watched him completely bag last year...thank the Hockey Gods Josh blocked that one last shot for us...


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Gilbert + 2nd + cap space >>> Franson. Gardiner would have been a more interesting option imho

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07-02-2014, 11:29 AM
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ACTUALLY IT WAS for 2 PLAYERS AND A PICK..but glad Josh spurred the Leafs.....we can use his 2nd on someone else in a trade etc...we got Gilbert and a 2nd for Josh....saved cap which might come on handy for another new player etc.

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Would have**

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ACTUALLY IT WAS 2 PLAYERS AND A PICK..but glad Josh spurred the Leafs.....we can use his 2nd on someone else in a trade etc...we got Gilbert and a 2nd for Josh....
Where did you hear that?

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I'd rather have Gilbert than Franson. Now we have Gilbert AND a buffalo second which equates to a high first. Maybe draft another Pacioretty ;-)
It's minnesota's pick and it's a 2016.

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A 2nd and Gilbert >>>>> Cody Franson.
I agree. Franson is a younger version of Gilbert. I prefer adding the 2nd rounder, solid asset.

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Well thank you Josh for saying NO

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Where did you hear that?
It was said somewhere, whether fabrication or not, that it was Gardiner and Gauthier for Gorges and a pick. But again, fabrication? wishful thinking? you pick.

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07-02-2014, 11:39 AM
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It was said somewhere, whether fabrication or not, that it was Gardiner and Gauthier for Gorges and a pick. But again, fabrication? wishful thinking? you pick.
All I saw was Bob McKenzie saying the player was Franson coming back from the Leafs for Gorges.

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Is josh gorges the greatest defenseman in Habs history?

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Well Bergevin and company must of thought he would fit in well........so I am a little worried cause I haven't heard anything positive about Franson at all......what does this mean?

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Make no mistake, the LEAFS have been one of the worst teams in the league since Franson came on board, I personally think Franson is way better than Gorges, I never liked Gorges, too much RAH, RAH, RAH and over rated like crazy!!! He was basically a through in, in the Rivet deal.

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Gilbert + 2nd + cap space >>> Franson. Gardiner would have been a more interesting option imho
I agree with this. Not sure the Leafs would've traded Gardiner for Gorges though. And while Franson is a good asset on a PP, he's actually horrible defensively.

I believe we dodged a bullet if this is true.

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I compare stats and you really got to like what Franson brings.....79gms 33pts 282hits and a lousy -20. He also had 6pts in 7 playoff games....not too shabby.

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I'm angry that if it weren't for Gorges saving us from making a mistake, we wood of had a worse summer.

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