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28 Nov 2018 03:47:07
Leafs trade- nylander and borgman or Rosen
Jackets- Panarin, Murray and conditional 1st

Leafs get a ufa left winger, young defensive d man who in my opinion plays a Brent seabrook style that will compliment Rielly we'll. Also a conditional 1st if Panarin doesn't resign with leafs. Panarin wants to play in a big market with modelling opportunity for his wife which TO can provide and if he doesn't want to stay leafs get the pick

Columbus gets a very good young winger to replace Panarin as it doesn't look like he'll want to resign with them and a depth defenceman.

mertle

1.) 28 Nov 2018 04:09:53
It’s a good idea except we can’t afford to resign panarin so that’s one expensive rental.


2.) 28 Nov 2018 11:16:16
I like this. Nylander if not signed becomes an expensive asset

Panarin even half year with that first is better Han a wasted asset in my opinion.

It's like being denied by the person you really like to go to the prom . Your second choice comes along and even though they may not be relationship material at least you get one hell of a one night stand plus you get to go to prom.

That's Panarin. not a long term solution but one hell of a prom date. getting to the prom is the goal. not marriage.


3.) 28 Nov 2018 17:46:19
That’s a huge offer. Columbus would jump on this I’m sure. Columbus doing well, so the 1st would be late. Probably somewhere in the 20’s. Murray is looking good this year. Maybe he is finally reaching potential? I don’t know.

We aren’t paying Nylander, so if he sits for a year, he’s the one who loses out, not us. I would rather trade him off and bring home some fat for us. This trade adresses a couple needs: shores up LW, gives us another quality defenseman to replace Gardiner, and we get the extra pick. Sure it’s a lot for these guys. It’s a “win now” trade, and still gives us a little extra for future. May be worth pursuing.


 

 

24 Nov 2018 17:04:41
Leafs panthers deal

Leafs- Matthews, Gardiner
Florida- Barkov and Ekblad

Leafs get a top end two way center who I think is a more consistent as far as staying healthy and a defenceman struggling to live up to his potential who could use a change in scenery. Leafs get cap stability and 2 very good players. Florida is having another disappointing season and need to change something up so they trade for a elite/franchise centerman who if he can stay healthy is a game changer and they get a offensive dman who over the last few seasons has put up good numbers and they can afford to resign them both.

Matthews>Barkov
Ekblad>gardiner

Maybe some 2 or 3 round picks to be added but is it close as far as value?

mertle

1.) 24 Nov 2018 18:22:45
An injury prone star forward for an injury prone star defenseman? It’s not like Barkov has been the healthiest player either.

I don’t think either team wants to make this trade.


2.) 24 Nov 2018 21:50:30
Kopitar and Doughty for Crosby And Letang back in 2011

Would you make that deal? Very tough call.

That's basically this kind of deal for 2018
LA is FLA and Tor is Pitt. injuries and potential UFA (letang in 2011) for 3 good signed contracts on guys who get hurt. Doughty was injury prone once apon a time and Crosby was injured a lot too.

Just a food for thought
Plus I don't have a real answer so this is my way of deflecting the question. lol.


 

 

15 Oct 2018 00:11:09
Leafs- nylander
Vegas- Theodore

Leafs get a top 4 two way d man that's young and on a good contract. Vegas gets a young goal scorer that they can afford and need with the loss of Neal this off season.

mertle

1.) 15 Oct 2018 11:18:15
It’s a good suggestion, but I don’t think Theodore is the guys for us. It’s unsaid, but I assume Gardiner gets dumped after the acquisition of Theodore?

Vegas would have to add. Theodore is a decent player, but Vegas gave him that huge contract after only a single good year of play. It’s risky. I mean, Theodore doesn’t hit much, doesn’t block a whole lot of shots, not the most gifted offensively.

Vegas would have to add. Nic Hague throw in maybe would do it?


2.) 15 Oct 2018 15:59:51
I agree LeafsGM,

But I would rather go for Tuch as an add-on and maybe round out with Johnnson heading to Vegas with Willy for that package. Trade Giveaway to Arz. for Chychrun.


3.) 15 Oct 2018 18:03:23
Trade for a RHD please, no more of this LHD bull.


 

 

11 Oct 2018 17:10:37
Leafs- Nylander
Preds- Fabbro and 2019 1st.

Preds are stacked on d and are looking for scoring which nylander can provide. Fabbro has no imidiate impact this year which if nylander doesn't sign than neither does he (for the leafs anyways), but if fabbro can reach his potential he'd be a solid two way defender that the leafs could use, he's cheap and they get the first to compensate for the fact that nylander is currently nhl ready. I don't think thenleafs cup window has opened I think it starts next year, so if Liljegren and fabbro can make the team next year the leafs d will be significantly improved hense their window opens

mertle

1.) 11 Oct 2018 20:42:42
With Fabbro's questionable knee, i'd rather snag Thomas or Kyrou. I like the idea of trading with STL though, they have tons of forward prospects and are in win-now mode. Seems like a good fit.


2.) 11 Oct 2018 20:44:03
Sorry i didn't quite read your post lol. I was thinking fabbro from StL. Fabbri is a solid prospect, but i'd want a little more.


3.) 12 Oct 2018 00:17:42
Preds would have to add. If they threw in a useful piece like Jarnkrok or someone along those lines, I think Leafs would have to seriously consider this offer. It would save us money, provide us with a roster player, a prospect, and a 1st.


4.) 12 Oct 2018 03:21:31
I like it, but add in Hartman and a clause if Fabbro does not sign the Leafs get an extra pick.

He is currently in college and not signed.


 

 

02 Oct 2018 00:42:59
If leafs cannot sign nylander before start of season

Leafs-nylander
Colorado- Conor Timmins and Col 2019 1st

Trade gets leafs a top tier affordable right handed defence prospect who can both push offence and is good defensively. Dubas May have fimiliarity with him as he's played for the greyhounds. Also get a mid-late first. Colorado gets a very good arguably elite winger to give them a scary top 6 to compete in the tough central division.

mertle

1.) 02 Oct 2018 17:59:33
I like this trade a lot. Timmins is another highly ranked defensive prospect, which the Leafs need plenty of if they're going to commit almost 40M to four forwards. That first gives Dubas another opportunity to flex his drafting muscles, and Timmins gives him the freedom to not have to focus on defense high in the draft. Colorado is a mystery - they could repeat as a playoff team or fall off a cliff. Being a top-line-dependant team makes them almost one Mackinnon or Landeskog injury away from being a lottery team.


2.) 02 Oct 2018 23:39:35
If that first rounder was the one from Ottawa that would be really nice.


3.) 03 Oct 2018 07:05:20
Connor Timmins has been having serious concussion problems and as much as I like his skill set and right handedness I would be Leary about getting damaged goods.


 

 

 

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