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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #510 on: June 25, 2012, 01:18:17 PM »

LOL. Those teams haven't even made the playoffs in 4 and 6 seasons respectively. What losers.

Well, go be a fan then... Sounds like you'd just be as happy over there.

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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #511 on: June 25, 2012, 01:18:58 PM »
I would have thought so, but it's Garth Snow we're talking about, and now Elliot Freedman says it's true.

I think Friedman is a good reporter but this is a story where an unnamed source wouldn't cut it for me.
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« Reply #512 on: June 25, 2012, 01:22:54 PM »
@FriedgeHNIC.... @Aportzline story about NYI offering CLB all of its picks for Murray (link -- bit.ly/MTl4y2) is true. Working on blog,

Too crazy to be true or too crazy to be made up...?

I think the latter. Can anyone see Burke turning down that offer from NYI? He'd be all over that like flies on s&*t. I don't care how high they rated Morgan Rielly.

Easily. You could take all of those extra picks and turn them into all kinds of things.. trade one or two here or there for bottom six/depth guys.. flip them for prospects already developing, trade for future year draft picks to spread things out a bit, etc etc. ... would be like a pile of found money to do all kinds of things with.

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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #513 on: June 25, 2012, 01:23:45 PM »
Well, go be a fan then... Sounds like you'd just be as happy over there

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« Reply #514 on: June 25, 2012, 01:27:50 PM »

How are the rents on glass houses these days?

Seriously, you'v like the anti-nutman or something for three days straight now. Just breathe, man. You'll live through this. I promise.   

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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #515 on: June 25, 2012, 01:31:39 PM »
Seriously, you'v like the anti-nutman or something for three days straight now. Just breathe, man. You'll live through this. I promise.

In what world is being the anti-nutman anything but the highest of compliments?
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #516 on: June 25, 2012, 01:37:44 PM »

In what world is being the anti-nutman anything but the highest of compliments?

In the same world that in addition to puppies and rainbows, there are also really ugly, yet to be classified sea creatures and rainy, poopy days where we can't go outside to play.   

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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #517 on: June 25, 2012, 01:50:04 PM »
Seriously, you'v like the anti-nutman or something for three days straight now. Just breathe, man. You'll live through this. I promise.

In what world is being the anti-nutman anything but the highest of compliments?

I would say this world, in which Keon14 was the ultimate anti-nutman.

Well, except in grammar...
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #518 on: June 25, 2012, 01:56:39 PM »
I would say this world, in which Keon14 was the ultimate anti-nutman.

Well, except in grammar...

I don't get the reference but wouldn't the ultimate anti-nutman be someone who arrived at a series of conclusions about the Leafs that were ultimately gloomy about the future but were well-reasoned and considered and based on an impartial interpretation of the evidence instead of a prejudicial agenda informed by their fandom?
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« Reply #519 on: June 25, 2012, 02:01:54 PM »
I can't blame Nik, I've had my share of days where I thought there was no hope in Leafs land.  Summer time always seems to bring some hope though at least for me.

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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #520 on: June 25, 2012, 02:03:24 PM »
Seriously, you'v like the anti-nutman or something for three days straight now. Just breathe, man. You'll live through this. I promise.

In what world is being the anti-nutman anything but the highest of compliments?

I would say this world, in which Keon14 was the ultimate anti-nutman.

Well, except in grammar...
Speaking of Keon14, I miss him. I would love to hear how Steen, Stajan and Colaiacovo would be crucial to the Leafs success right about now.
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #521 on: June 25, 2012, 02:08:52 PM »
I can't blame Nik, I've had my share of days where I thought there was no hope in Leafs land.  Summer time always seems to bring some hope though at least for me.

I appreciate the support but I'm ultimately not informed here by anything other than a well earned skepticism. People said I was being overly negative about JFJ and the Raycroft trade too.

As for my attitude, it's as worked up as usual, which is to say not really. I just have no pathological need to pretend things is what they ain't.
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #522 on: June 25, 2012, 02:26:53 PM »
I can't blame Nik, I've had my share of days where I thought there was no hope in Leafs land.  Summer time always seems to bring some hope though at least for me.

I appreciate the support but I'm ultimately not informed here by anything other than a well earned skepticism. People said I was being overly negative about JFJ and the Raycroft trade too.

As for my attitude, it's as worked up as usual, which is to say not really. I just have no pathological need to pretend things is what they ain't.


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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #523 on: June 25, 2012, 03:41:35 PM »
Purely speculation on my part, but there were rumours that the Leafs were supposed to announce another deal yesterday, or the day before.  While at the draft, Burke was seen talking to the Flyers and the Predators.  I wonder if the second deal was for the rights to Suter, and that it hasn't been announced because Suter would not sign with the Leafs.
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #524 on: June 25, 2012, 03:45:42 PM »
Purely speculation on my part, but there were rumours that the Leafs were supposed to announce another deal yesterday, or the day before.  While at the draft, Burke was seen talking to the Flyers and the Predators.  I wonder if the second deal was for the rights to Suter, and that it hasn't been announced because Suter would not sign with the Leafs.

The speculation is that they were talking to the Preds about a deal that also involved Schenn.
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Re: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
« Reply #524 on: June 25, 2012, 03:45:42 PM »