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Offline McGarnagle

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Leafs looking to add a C
« on: January 24, 2017, 06:06:31 PM »
"3. Sounds like Toronto is looking for a depth centre. With Ben Smith still out, they could use some extra insurance beyond Frederik Gauthier."

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/30-thoughts-hanzal-talks-stall-canadiens-coyotes/

Kind of surprised - didn't figure more C was anything approaching a priority.. unless of course Bozak is generating a lot of interest on the trade front.

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2017, 06:15:11 PM »
"3. Sounds like Toronto is looking for a depth centre. With Ben Smith still out, they could use some extra insurance beyond Frederik Gauthier."

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/30-thoughts-hanzal-talks-stall-canadiens-coyotes/

Kind of surprised - didn't figure more C was anything approaching a priority.. unless of course Bozak is generating a lot of interest on the trade front.

IF that's true, my guess would be a move similar to the one we saw the Sens make today. AHL flotsam for a 4th liner.
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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2017, 07:14:43 PM »
If this team does make it to the playoffs they'll need a 4C better than either Smith or Gauthier. And acquiring one almost certainly won't cost them anything of significance that would hurt the future. So it makes sense. It wouldn't have anything to do with Bozak or the top-9.

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2017, 07:22:01 PM »
Depth centre is a pretty typical add for a team that's in the playoff hunt. No real surprise.
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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2017, 07:36:13 PM »
If we trade for Peter Holland, that triggers the conditional sixth round pick for 2018.  8)

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2017, 07:39:54 PM »
If we trade for Peter Holland, that triggers the conditional sixth round pick for 2018.  8)

And if get him for the 6th round pick I'm pretty sure the Universe collapses in on itself.
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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2017, 08:51:19 PM »
If we trade for Peter Holland, that triggers the conditional sixth round pick for 2018.  8)

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2017, 09:17:48 PM »
McGuire is hearing "Duchene."

Also, he seems to be living in his car.

This Leafs Lunch segment is weird: http://www.tsn.ca/video/mcguire-name-i-hear-connected-to-leafs-is-duchene%7E1156540

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2017, 10:05:30 PM »
McGuire is hearing "Duchene."

Also, he seems to be living in his car.

This Leafs Lunch segment is weird: http://www.tsn.ca/video/mcguire-name-i-hear-connected-to-leafs-is-duchene%7E1156540

He's hearing Duchene because he's saying Duchene. Avs are known to be looking for D, and the Leafs don't have D to spare.
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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2017, 11:41:15 PM »
McGuire is hearing "Duchene."

Also, he seems to be living in his car.

This Leafs Lunch segment is weird: http://www.tsn.ca/video/mcguire-name-i-hear-connected-to-leafs-is-duchene%7E1156540

He's hearing Duchene because he's saying Duchene. Avs are known to be looking for D, and the Leafs don't have D to spare.

I know. So did the show's hosts, Sounded like Pierre forgot he had a radio spot to do and just made something wacky up. He was hearing Duchene, I was seeing Gil from the Simpsons.

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Re: Leafs looking to add a C
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2017, 11:41:15 PM »