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Offline Frank E

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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2020, 12:15:07 PM »
I approve.  They needed a grinder.

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« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2020, 12:15:22 PM »
it's a good signing, no long term risk, Toronto boy, talent and grit, whats not to like.
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« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2020, 12:16:53 PM »
He did still put up 25+ points playing 3rd line type minutes each of the last two seasons, in spite of his injury issues. If he can come near that and bring the physical game the team needs, that's more than enough value for the Leafs.
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« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2020, 12:18:25 PM »
If healthy do y'all think he gets any time on the 2nd PP unit?

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« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2020, 12:19:31 PM »
If healthy do y'all think he gets any time on the 2nd PP unit?

Hard to think he wouldn't at least start there.

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« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2020, 12:19:44 PM »
If healthy do y'all think he gets any time on the 2nd PP unit?

As the net front presence, absolutely.

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« Reply #21 on: October 09, 2020, 12:20:45 PM »
If healthy do y'all think he gets any time on the 2nd PP unit?

Have to imagine he gets a shot there, yeah.
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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #22 on: October 09, 2020, 12:21:02 PM »
There was clearly a lot of interest here from the get go. Micah seems to think Simmonds is worth the $1.5m. Wonder if he can play on third line in a pinch. Wonder how he fell off a cliff so fast though, kinda weird. Maybe the Leafs staff can rehabilitate him a bit.
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He was crap for the Predators too.

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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #23 on: October 09, 2020, 12:22:32 PM »
I mean no one here is expecting the Wayne Simmonds from 5 years ago. I think that's clear.

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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #24 on: October 09, 2020, 12:23:52 PM »
He was crap for the Predators too.

For 17 games, getting 4th line minutes.
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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #25 on: October 09, 2020, 12:36:43 PM »

Very low risk, addresses some needs and I think there's the possibility of some real upside. Like was said, I don't think anyone is expecting the 30 goal and 60 point Simmonds but 20 goal and 40+ point guy from three years ago? 

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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2020, 12:39:13 PM »
I'm happy for this signing.

As I said in the other thread, there's no way he was getting less than $1.5M. It's actually quite a home-town discount.

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« Reply #27 on: October 09, 2020, 12:40:47 PM »
Wayne Simmonds is at least this, a guy who can sit in front of the net and get a goal. Something the Leafs have very little of.
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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #28 on: October 09, 2020, 12:45:28 PM »
This is good. I approve.
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Re: Simmonds a Leaf
« Reply #29 on: October 09, 2020, 12:49:10 PM »
I?m OK with us providing an upgrade on D is imminent.
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