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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #105 on: April 09, 2015, 10:46:41 AM »
Polak might get us a 2nd round pick, I would deal him in a second.  Franson is not on my list of returnee's, however if they can get him for a reasonable deal over 3 years could be interesting.
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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #106 on: April 09, 2015, 10:55:04 AM »
I think Polak's actually a pretty good candidate to be dealt. They might wait until the deadline but he'll be a pending UFA next year and I think there's less stink on him than on some others.

Oh yeah there's pretty much 0 chance he finishes next year as a Leaf, but I think they'll wait until the deadline.

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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #107 on: April 09, 2015, 10:58:40 AM »
I think Polak's actually a pretty good candidate to be dealt. They might wait until the deadline but he'll be a pending UFA next year and I think there's less stink on him than on some others.

Oh yeah there's pretty much 0 chance he finishes next year as a Leaf, but I think they'll wait until the deadline.

That probably makes the most sense just in terms of a return for him but I wonder if this is an off-season where the Leafs are making a lot of deals, as I think a lot of people hope, if Polak doesn't get thrown into a larger deal to make it work as a legitimately valuable piece.
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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #108 on: April 09, 2015, 11:13:56 AM »
Our defence still seems pretty set at this point for next season:

Gardiner-x
Rielly-Polak
Percy-Robidas
Erixon

That "x" could easily be filled internally, either by Phaneuf who might not be traded or by bringing in another Marlie/cheap UFA and moving Polak up a spot.

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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #109 on: April 09, 2015, 01:05:50 PM »
Polak might get us a 2nd round pick, I would deal him in a second.  Franson is not on my list of returnee's, however if they can get him for a reasonable deal over 3 years could be interesting.

Why he is awful at defense! They have enough offense back there. Polak is IMO 10 times better at that position.

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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #110 on: April 09, 2015, 01:11:10 PM »
Polak might get us a 2nd round pick, I would deal him in a second.  Franson is not on my list of returnee's, however if they can get him for a reasonable deal over 3 years could be interesting.

Why he is awful at defense! They have enough offense back there. Polak is IMO 10 times better at that position.

I concur, I'd take Polak over Franson 10 out of 10 times when considering defensive work alone.  Polak is not too shabby either, when he takes a chance offensively.  He just hasn't got Franson's accuracy from the point.

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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #111 on: April 09, 2015, 02:22:37 PM »
Ya but we aready traded Frason, its time to throw some more meat off this ship and get some more picks.
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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #112 on: April 11, 2015, 11:26:03 PM »
Ya but we aready traded Frason, its time to throw some more meat off this ship and get some more picks.

The more 2015 picks the better!  We need to get as many prospects developing in our system as possible!

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Re: Winnik traded to Pittsburgh
« Reply #112 on: April 11, 2015, 11:26:03 PM »