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Offline CarltonTheBear

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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2015, 12:17:04 PM »
Myers getting off the market likely increases Franson's value. His hip potentially being injured does not though.

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« Reply #46 on: February 11, 2015, 12:42:16 PM »
I wonder if they'll move him a little before the deadline, some team might overpay now, not wanting to be dragged into a huge overpayment in the deadline day auction.

I'm sure most trades would be contingent on players passing some form of medical, so I doubt it'd put that many people off.

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« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2015, 02:08:46 PM »
The more I think of it, the more I'd actually want to see the Leafs re-sign Franson.  But someone else's salary would have to be moved to allow for that to happen.  Easier said than done.

Man did Nonis and Loiselle really put the team in a bind with their cap management.

That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #48 on: February 11, 2015, 02:17:15 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

He is, unfortunately his expertise actually lies in baseball hats. Somebody got their wires crossed.

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« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2015, 02:19:25 PM »
Loiselle was a cap expert.  Unfortunately his degree was conferred in 2003.

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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #50 on: February 11, 2015, 02:21:46 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.
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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #51 on: February 11, 2015, 02:51:50 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.

And I'm guessing he spent all of his money on a really great rod and reel, and didn't have enough left over to buy line or hooks.
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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #52 on: February 11, 2015, 02:53:05 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.

And I'm guessing he spent all of his money on a really great rod and reel, and didn't have enough left over to buy line or hooks.

But his cooler got a great NMC.

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« Reply #53 on: February 11, 2015, 02:53:19 PM »
And I'm guessing he spent all of his money on a really great rod and reel, and didn't have enough left over to buy line or hooks.

My guess is he invests heavily in sinkers.
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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #54 on: February 11, 2015, 03:58:08 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.

Eh, someone beat me to the joke.

Anyways, I think it's a little unfair to blame Loiselle for the general state of the Leafs' cap situation. There were things he didn't handle well, sure, but he didn't decide to sign Clarkson or buyout Grabo.
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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #55 on: February 11, 2015, 04:35:14 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.

Eh, someone beat me to the joke.

Anyways, I think it's a little unfair to blame Loiselle for the general state of the Leafs' cap situation. There were things he didn't handle well, sure, but he didn't decide to sign Clarkson or buyout Grabo.

That is true, and ultimately the GM can choose to ignore advice.  That being said, the Leafs, as a non-playoff team were always struggling to stay under the cap and kept managing to pick up cap overage penalties despite not really having the kind of roster that should have got them in that kind of trouble.   That is what I have a bigger problem with rather than what individual contracts were signed.

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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #56 on: February 11, 2015, 04:45:32 PM »
That can't be true. I read somewhere that Loiselle was a Cap "expert".

The reality is that was an unfortunate typo. He's actually a carp expert. He's really into fishing.

Eh, someone beat me to the joke.

Anyways, I think it's a little unfair to blame Loiselle for the general state of the Leafs' cap situation. There were things he didn't handle well, sure, but he didn't decide to sign Clarkson or buyout Grabo.

That is true, and ultimately the GM can choose to ignore advice.  That being said, the Leafs, as a non-playoff team were always struggling to stay under the cap and kept managing to pick up cap overage penalties despite not really having the kind of roster that should have got them in that kind of trouble.   That is what I have a bigger problem with rather than what individual contracts were signed.

Weren't there also a couple issues with recalling guys from the Marlies when they couldn't or something?  I recall this year a couple moves from the AHL made simply for cap purposes because it benefited the team in some way.

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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #57 on: February 11, 2015, 04:59:49 PM »
That is true, and ultimately the GM can choose to ignore advice.  That being said, the Leafs, as a non-playoff team were always struggling to stay under the cap and kept managing to pick up cap overage penalties despite not really having the kind of roster that should have got them in that kind of trouble.   That is what I have a bigger problem with rather than what individual contracts were signed.

Sure, Loiselle wasn't good at his job. No argument there. My point is just that he could have done his job perfectly and the general issue of the Leafs being unable to sign Franson without moving someone else would still exist.
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Re: Franson at the deadline
« Reply #57 on: February 11, 2015, 04:59:49 PM »