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13 Feb 2020 23:01:44
To LA: Korshkov and 2020 - 2nd round pick

To Leafs: Tyler Toffoli

Acquiring Toffoli frees Leafs up to trade Kapanen and whatever else is required to obtain a suitable, right hand defenseman

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13 Feb 2020 22:46:22
To Calgary: Barrie & Tymoshov

To Leafs: Sam Bennett

Calgary is in desperate need of help on defense.
Barrie can guarterback their power play.
Because Barrie is going to be a UFA and expensive to resign, Leafs include Tymoshov to replace Bennett on the leafy side.

waterbuffalo49

1.) 14 Feb 2020 13:53:24
Who replaces Barrie? Leafs really need a top 4 defensive dman.


2.) 14 Feb 2020 14:17:05
Sam Bennett is not worth Barrie alone. He had never performed, and only has 9 points this year!


 

 

13 Feb 2020 22:43:18
To Av's: Kerfoot +

To Leafs Zadorov

With Kadri's injury Av's are looking for help at center.
Kerfoot played both wing and center for the Av's.
They are familiar with him and he is familiar with their system and can fit back in seamlessly

waterbuffalo49

1.) 14 Feb 2020 14:17:38
If the Leafs are trading Kerfoot, they can land a better player than Zadorov.


 

 

16 Dec 2019 23:17:50
To Rangers: Kapanen, Johnsson, 2nd (2020), 3rd (2021)

To Leafs: Kreider, Georgiev


Rangers get two, young, 20 goal, 40 point wingers and picks to stock their prospect pool.
Rangers have Shestyorkin to bring up to replace Georgiev.
Shestyorkin has been lights out in the KHL and AHL over the past 3 years and appears to be their starter of the future.

Leafs get a left wing (UFA) in Kreider to. replace Johnsson and a backup with starter potential

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1.) 17 Dec 2019 00:43:46
I think this deal is well thought out . pretty even. judt depends what goalie the rangers want to keep. the other one becomes a leaf.


2.) 17 Dec 2019 01:07:01
I think this is s fair trade. Good job.


3.) 17 Dec 2019 05:10:38
I was thinking Georgiev was going to be the next starter. Lol. Shestyorkin is still untested. I imagine Rangers will want to play him nhl at some point so they can see what he can do first. The best goalie in the AHL can still be the worst goalie in the nhl. Sparks kinda showed us that lesson. I’m anxious to see what he’s capable of at the bel level too, but let’s not get too excited here. Johnsson and Kapanen are two proven nhl level wingers capable of 20g and 40pts. They are signed for multiple years and on a pretty decent contract. It would be hard to replace them. Kreider would be a rental I assume. And Georgiev would at most be running tandem with Andersen, so wouldn’t be a starter. So sacrificing two above average wingers for a rental and a backup, plus throwing in a 2nd round from the deepest draft in a decade, and adding in a 3rd on top is a lot.

Is Kreider really that good a player that he can replace both Johnsson and Kapanen’s production at wing? Is he really the type of player that will win you the cup? Bearing in mind what Rangers paid for Hall, who is a much better player than Kreider, this seems like an overpay. I know we get Georgiev, but the trade value in backup goalies is the lowest than any other position on the team. It’s negligible here. All the value is in Kreider. And I just don’t think Kreider is worth more than Hall. Because two 20g, 40pt roster players is a worth a lot more than the handful of picks/ prospects that Hall brought. Remember, Kapanen was a mid 1st round pick himself.


4.) 17 Dec 2019 09:56:40
I really hope the leafs don’t over pay for a back up like this I mean realistically the leafs roster is not one that will be cup contenders I seen that they are targeting khls top goalie weather that happens or not I still like the idea of going after miller he would cost a lot less we need to use our assets wisely and this is not it it doesn’t address our toughness or defence just the back up role.


5.) 17 Dec 2019 10:32:54
If redwing1 agrees, please decline the trade. This is way too much for a rental and 1st year goalie. So Kreider walks at seasons end and we just paid 2 Quality wingers and 2 picks for a backup, come on. If either of these guys go it will be for a D.


6.) 17 Dec 2019 12:23:31
@16

Lol. I agree with you fully on that. Soon as I saw DeadHeadWings approval I knew something wasn’t right.


7.) 17 Dec 2019 13:37:27
The fact that the trade wasn't overwhelmingly in Toronto's favor. Geez who would have thought that most Toronto delusional fans think all trades have to be 100% in favor of Toronto. I don't have a dog in the race and it's an even trade.


8.) 17 Dec 2019 15:28:26
You got it RedWing. Don’t ever change pal.


9.) 17 Dec 2019 15:30:35
Like I have said before redwing1, give us your take on what your trade of Kreider to Stl. Steen for Kreider straight up I predict.


10.) 17 Dec 2019 16:07:20
How come you weren’t chirping my Marner trade below?


11.) 17 Dec 2019 16:08:34
@RedWing. Why weren’t you chirping my Marner to Pittsburgh deal? Did I post something overwhelmingly in Leafs favor there?


12.) 17 Dec 2019 18:33:58
It is a fair trade though I rather keep Johnson, Kapanen. if I am trading Johnnson or Kappy I am looking to get back a RH Dman like Larsson with a bit of term (which i feel is the area of most need, after doing that I would lol into a back up that cost a prospect that is not Sandiin or Lili or a draft pick that is not a first.


13.) 18 Dec 2019 16:21:14
I don't like Krieger. I wouldn't make an offer for him. In my opinion the blues are food to go the way they are now. When Blais and tarasenko return it will be just like adding Krieger with out losing anything.


 

 

28 Aug 2019 10:55:27
To Buffalo: Marner

To Leafs: Ristolainen and Rienhart

waterbuffalo49

1.) 28 Aug 2019 11:50:40
Id do this deal

its been talked about before but the basis of the deals we see is what is written .

definetly something leafs should consider if Marner keeps playing the game he is playing.


2.) 28 Aug 2019 13:32:40
So let me get this straight, Tor. gives up an elite RW for a -41 RD being paid $5.4m a year for 3 more years and a replacement RW who will want to get paid big bucks next season. We pay nearly $9m this season for these 2 and probably $13m after that, no thanks.


3.) 28 Aug 2019 15:48:03
These trades will not happen there is zero chance the leafs will be Willing to help out the sabres they are a pretty good team now marner would put them over the top with guys like Eichel skinner and there good young players if the leafs do trade in there division it will be to a bottom team like Detroit or Ottawa.


4.) 28 Aug 2019 21:13:05
Ristolainen is an enigma. You got to believe the potential to be an elite 2-way defenseman is there. And yet, he’s struggling with the defensive side of things, which his job title suggests he should be good at. I mean, he hits everything possible he can. But -143 over his career to date is a number that says everything you need to know about Ristolainen.


5.) 29 Aug 2019 00:59:06
I have to say, Hainsey is a top 5 D in the league. We all know plus minus stats cannot be flawed in any way at all so to be a minus 41 you have to be an absolute pylon. Trade deadline should have been Mcdavid for Hainsey. How did I not see this before. I mean Mcdavid is a career plus 49 and was only +3 last year. Hainsey was 10x as good! I'm sold.


6.) 29 Aug 2019 05:56:34
Forgot to add K am also not a fan of the trade I just do not understand how plus minus is still used as a valuation for players at this point when we have so many advanced stats to go to.


7.) 29 Aug 2019 12:15:50
No need to get all high and mighty LeafLife. We all know +/ - has its flaws. But when a player consistently comes in at -40, it says a lot. There are other stats you can point at, his Corsi, for example. What “advanced stats” are you referring too that supports Ristolainen is a good defensive player? I’d like to see a few.


 

 

 

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06 Oct 2020 09:25:36
Dumba is another Barrie.
Lots of offense, little defense.

Moving up in the draft to get Askarov would be a great, long term solution to Leafs goaltending problems.

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06 Oct 2020 09:20:58
If the Penguins have watched both Murray and Jarry for the past two years and then chosen Jarry as their #1 goaltender then why would the Leafs want Murray.
He's a big step down from Andersen!

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06 Oct 2020 09:14:57
I would rather draft Seth Jarvis than Quinn.
Jarvis can play both center and right wing and has been compared to Braydon Point.
Schneider likely has the ceiling of a 3rd pairing defenseman.
I would prefer Wallinder or Helge Grans as none of them will be ready to play on the Leafs for likely 3 years and Wallinder and Grans have higher upside.

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06 Oct 2020 09:05:39
Murray?
Why Murray?
His past two years have. Been atrocious.
If he was a true #1 Penguins would be trading Jarry not Murray.
Plus you want to pay him 5 x $4.75 when the guy that took his job just signed for 3 x $3.5.
Doesn't make sense to me.

I do like the idea of sending Andersen and either Kerfoot or Johnsson to Calgary for Benntt if the Flames are interested and they are looking for a goaltender.

A 2nd to CBJ for Anderson works well too.

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02 Oct 2020 03:41:08
Florida's ownership is in financial difficulty due to the economic slowdown caused by C.V..
They want to reduce their salary structure and are instituting an internal cap.
How does trading away their 1st round pick for two more salaried plates help them do that?

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