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21 Apr 2018 06:19:19
Just for fun

Tor- 2018 2nd Tor
TB- Dotchin
Dotchin is a promising defenseman not being used by TB

Tor- Gardiner, 2019 2nd
Win- Myers
Win trades from an area of strength at right D for a left D that had 50+ points this year

Tor- Nylander
Cal- Hamilton, 2019 2nd
Cal has lots of defensive depth and adding Nylander could help with secondary scoring (Something that they lacked this year)

Tor- Matthews, 2018 1st, Zaitsev
Edm- McDavid
Would just be fun...That is all. Would even add to this trade. McDavid had 100+ points both years he played a full season on the Oilers. On Toronto he would lead the most dynamic offence in the league. For Edm...they aren't trading McDavid..but would be amazing to imagine if they would

Resign JVR
Sign Jumbo Joe to 1 year
Sign Riley Nash to 3 years

JVR-McDavid-Kapenan
Marleau-Kadri-Marner
Hymen-Thornton-Brown
Johnsson-Nash-Bracco
Grundstrom/Aaltonen

Rielly-Hamilton
Dermott-Myers
Borgman-Dotchin
Liljegren

Andersen
Sparks


If the cap space doesn't check out don't sign Thornton and make riley nash your third line center and aaltonen 4th center

VanCreamsdyk

1.) 21 Apr 2018 15:09:03
What the, what the what.


2.) 21 Apr 2018 15:33:27
You just traded matthews and nylander and not resigning jvr you just lot 3 of your dynamic forwards bringing 1 back.


3.) 21 Apr 2018 16:43:05
He actually did re-sign JVR, he’s on the first line beside Matthews.

Other than the fact that Edmonton will absolutely not be trading McDavid (and, for that matter, Toronto will not be trading Matthews), you are also sending them an extra defenseman they don’t need. They already have four defensemen signed at about $5M each, and still need to re-sign Nurse. That would give them six defensemen all over $4.5M each. Way too many. EDM would need to trade at least two defensemen after. Would love to have McDavid on the team though.

With dotchin, Hamilton, Myers all coming in, we wouldn’t have space for Liljegren, .

I think Leafs need to bring in only one RHD. A real first line top-notch player for beside Rielly.


 

 

24 Mar 2018 05:04:11
Cal- Hamilton
Tor- 2018 1st, zaitsev, 2019 2nd

Similar to what Calgary gave up to get Hamilton. Calgary trades back into the first round and gets an extra pick. Calgary gets a replacement that is a cheaper option to replace Hamilton.

Calgary's goaltending isn't good and if it helps make this trade go through maybe more pieces could be added from Calgary and Toronto could add pickard.

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1.) 24 Mar 2018 09:49:18
If leafs add Faulk and hickey UFA trade Gardiner brown they can land something good. Maybe leafs can find better than Faulk. But Carolina is finally going to move a defencemen and it's probably Faulk.

Reilly Faulk
Hickey zaitsev
Dermott hainsey

That's better than what leafs have now

Coming up

Liljegren
Russian kid
Borgman
Rosen
Carrick.


2.) 25 Mar 2018 03:15:23
Hamilton is a very good player that Flames basically stole from Bruins. He’s a top line defender and would be a welcome addition to the Leafs if we were able to acquire him. I think his value has increased since moving to Calgary, however, and Flames will not be looking to break even on a trade. Zaitsev, who makes almost as much money, isn’t even close to being in the same league as Hamilton. This is close to what it would take to pry Hamilton away from Calgary, but I really think Flames will be asking for more.


3.) 25 Mar 2018 17:04:20
Once again Leaf fans undervalue their players. How many times have you watched Hamilton play vs. The number of times you have watched Zaitsev. Hamilton is an adequate defencemen, either a 3 or 4. If he is so good Boston would have kept him and Calgary would not be bantering his name around. Better options than him.


4.) 25 Mar 2018 23:16:00
Hamilton: 6’6”, 210 lbs, RHD, 16g, 43pts, Corsi 60.7%,
28 Tk, 63 Gv

Zaitsev: 6’2”, 195 lbs, LHD, 4g, 12 points, Corsi 41.8%,
18 Tk, 67 Gv

Hamilton is much bigger and RHD. He is much better both offensively and defensively. He has four times the amount of goals and points as Zaitsev, and has fewer giveaways while playing 23 more games than Zaitsev.

I don’t mean to undervalue Zaitsev. He is a very good player who blocks a lot of shots and isn’t afraid to throw a good hit. I just think Hamilton is better and fills a real need for the Leafs.

The reason Flames were able to snag him from Boston is the same reason his name is being thrown around now in the rumor mill: cap issues on a team deep in defense means that someone has to go.


5.) 25 Mar 2018 23:22:15
14keon

You are correct in that I have seen Zaitsev play far more than Hamilton, which means that I have way more opportunity to be critical of him. I can only go by the stat sheet for a real comparison. And I have to admit, I was very impressed by Zaitsev’s hits and blocked shots. He is much higher in both categories than Hamilton, while playing fewer games and being the smaller player.

Is Hamilton the better player? I still have to say yes. But Zaitsev is comparable and deserves more credit than I originally gave him credit for.


6.) 25 Mar 2018 22:54:02
Zaitsev sucks.


 

 

08 Mar 2018 10:40:43
I'd like to start by saying I don't think this will ever happen I'm just having some fun.

Tor- Matthews + pick
NYI- Tavares, Barzal

Toronto could add a pick to even the trade out then sign Tavares and gets this years probable calder winner.

Johnsson-Tavares-Nylander
Marleau-Kadri-Marner
JVR-Barzal-Kapanen
Hymen-Aaltonen-Brown

Reilly-Dermott
Gardiner-Zaitsev
Hainsey-Liljegren

Andersen
Sparks

VanCreamsdyk

1.) 08 Mar 2018 13:42:15
I would rather keep Matthews and try and sign jt.


2.) 08 Mar 2018 22:35:02
Leafs add more than “a pick”.


3.) 09 Mar 2018 00:53:22
I would wait until either Tavares signed and then try an offer like that. Or if he hits UFA market, try and sign him outright. I’d rather have Matthews over Tavares anyway though.


4.) 10 Mar 2018 15:05:01
Lol so three people think we could pull this trade off by adding a "pick" to Matthews?

Matthews and Tavares are pretty close in value. Matthews gets an edge given that he is younger and still cost controlled (for now), and will be locked up with certainty (RFA) .

Even with that said, you think that difference plus a "pick" is going to land Barzal? Even if it's a first, that's not even close.

I love the Leafs but you need to check your bias at the door bruh.


 

 

06 Mar 2018 20:39:39
Tor- Marleau to SJ for a pick
Tor- let's Bozak walk in FA
Tor- Sign Tavares with the cap space freed up by getting rid of both marleau and bozak. Tim Gleason and Jared Cowen's buyouts also come off the cap which is another 2 million. So Marleau and Bozak are replaced by Tavares and Andreas Johnsson.

VanCreamsdyk

1.) 06 Mar 2018 22:51:31
Sounds easy enough. You didn’t include JVR. How do we afford him too?


2.) 07 Mar 2018 00:59:19
And you want to give Tavares how much money to be our 2nd or 3rd line center?

I also have a hard time believing Tavares would accept a lesser role than his current one at 1st line center.


3.) 07 Mar 2018 05:35:13
Put him between marner and JVR and call it the first line. It would be on most teams.


 

 

06 Mar 2018 20:29:10
Tor- Carrick, 2018 1st, Bracco, 2019 2nd, Zaitsev
Stl- Parayko

Stl just traded Stasny and they might be gearing up for a rebuild. Toronto could take advantage of that.

Defense 2018-19
Reilly-Parayko
Gardiner-Hainsey
Dermott-Liljegren

VanCreamsdyk

1.) 06 Mar 2018 22:42:58
Hey VanCreamsdyk, the St. Louis Blues are not in a rebuild. Nice try though.


2.) 07 Mar 2018 01:03:06
I’m pretty sure St. Louis traded Statsny more because he is overpaid and becomes a UFA end of season. Something the Leafs probably should have done with a couple of their own UFA’s.


3.) 07 Mar 2018 10:15:37
He is signed to ST Louis pretty cheap and long term they are not trading him. But your idea to overhaul defence has merit .

I already have written this season off. I look forward to draft and free agency and training camp

Leafs need to move two players to forth line brown and Hyman insert Johnson and Grundstrom fix defence and add free agent forwards.


 

 

 

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12 Apr 2018 05:26:00
No. just no.

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17 Feb 2018 07:41:01
No from leafs.

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31 Jan 2018 05:27:39
You have posted Bozak and Komarov to Carolina for a 1st 10 times give it up. It was bad the first time and it's bad now.

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12 Jan 2018 07:26:15
well I forgot about Hymen. Cut matt martin and slot Hymen in.

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28 Nov 2017 05:45:58
I thought it would be a good idea to target Chara as well but I don't think Boston would part with their captain for 2 mid picks.

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