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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2014, 07:02:40 PM »
Kulemin would be a nice fit for Pittsburgh, specifically Malkin's line,

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2014, 07:11:23 PM »
Kulemin would be a nice fit for Pittsburgh, specifically Malkin's line,

I'll be happy if Kuly signs with Pittsburgh but if he signs with another I would rather he stays with the Leafs.

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2014, 08:42:00 PM »
Kulemin would be a nice fit for Pittsburgh, specifically Malkin's line,

I see him and Grabbo being a package deal somewhere. Maybe even in Ottawa if Melynk isn't completely bankrupt by then.

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« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2014, 08:50:16 PM »
I could beat on the bad decisions the Leafs have made all day but here I think one thing you have to say for Bolland, and to be clear I wouldn't re-sign Bolland to anything more than one year/2m, is that he'd sign on for a third line role in a way that I just don't think Kulemin wants to right now.

He'll sign for a third-line role, sure, but only at a second-liner salary. I don't think that's even being considered for Kulemin, as it probably shouldn't be for anyone... but if one had to pay a third liner like a second liner, I'd rather it be Kulemin than Bolland or Clarkson. He's younger, more durable, more versatile, has been better in the variety of situations he's been in. But then who'd parade the Cup through Mimico?

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2014, 08:58:53 PM »
But then who'd parade the Cup through Mimico?

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2014, 09:47:50 PM »
He'll sign for a third-line role, sure, but only at a second-liner salary. I don't think that's even being considered for Kulemin, as it probably shouldn't be for anyone... but if one had to pay a third liner like a second liner, I'd rather it be Kulemin than Bolland or Clarkson. He's younger, more durable, more versatile, has been better in the variety of situations he's been in. But then who'd parade the Cup through Mimico?

Right, but and I'll say it again if it didn't sink in, I don't think Kulemin wants to sign a deal of that nature so the Leafs kicking it around is pointless.

But, you know, kudos on taking an anti-Clarkson standpoint.
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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2014, 10:37:50 PM »
Right, but and I'll say it again if it didn't sink in, I don't think Kulemin wants to sign a deal of that nature so the Leafs kicking it around is pointless.

All I saw you say is that you didn't think Kulemin wanted to sign to be a 3rd liner. You didn't mention any sort of raise, so I took "and be paid like one" as implied in your original post.

But I suspect, if there were an offer to make him as well paid as this team's recent and future 3rd liners, he mightn't care so much about where he actually ended up playing.

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2014, 10:44:08 PM »
All I saw you say is that you didn't think Kulemin wanted to sign to be a 3rd liner. You didn't mention any sort of raise, so I took "and be paid like one" as implied in your original post.

Post #2 in the thread, chief. I understand, though, if reading the thread isn't as fun as yelling CLARKSON at the top of your voice like it's a vocal tic.
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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #23 on: June 25, 2014, 06:54:27 AM »
Not getting him under contract will be yet another step backwards. we all seen how his moves last year worked out. This is a top notch bottom six player who we have seen can fit right in on the top six, he is a solid two way player who hits well, and is very tough. So can someone please tell me why this bunch of clowns at the top would even think of not getting him locked up. Komorov should be offered a deal as well.

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #24 on: June 25, 2014, 09:47:15 AM »
Not getting him under contract will be yet another step backwards. we all seen how his moves last year worked out. This is a top notch bottom six player who we have seen can fit right in on the top six, he is a solid two way player who hits well, and is very tough. So can someone please tell me why this bunch of clowns at the top would even think of not getting him locked up. Komorov should be offered a deal as well.

Depending on how the draft and free agency unfolds this weekend, I'm starting to believe taking backwards steps is the idea for next season. Look no further than retaining Carlyle....
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« Reply #25 on: June 25, 2014, 10:24:09 AM »
Its time. A couple of years back he was my favorite leaf if I had such a thing. He does nothing for me now

He's only one of our better two way players, it seems we are sending away the players who help us and, are keeping the over paid clowns who I can even believe we signed in the first place.


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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #26 on: June 25, 2014, 11:16:21 AM »
Its time. A couple of years back he was my favorite leaf if I had such a thing. He does nothing for me now

He's only one of our better two way players, it seems we are sending away the players who help us and, are keeping the over paid clowns who I can even believe we signed in the first place.



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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2014, 04:26:59 PM »
Its time. A couple of years back he was my favorite leaf if I had such a thing. He does nothing for me now

He's only one of our better two way players, it seems we are sending away the players who help us and, are keeping the over paid clowns who I can even believe we signed in the first place.



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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #28 on: June 26, 2014, 07:01:04 AM »
Not getting him under contract will be yet another step backwards. we all seen how his moves last year worked out. This is a top notch bottom six player who we have seen can fit right in on the top six, he is a solid two way player who hits well, and is very tough. So can someone please tell me why this bunch of clowns at the top would even think of not getting him locked up. Komorov should be offered a deal as well.

Depending on how the draft and free agency unfolds this weekend, I'm starting to believe taking backwards steps is the idea for next season. Look no further than retaining Carlyle....


So true. Its just hard to believe how most of us fans can see the right moves yet the powers that be can't.

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Re: Kulemin done as a Leaf?
« Reply #29 on: June 26, 2014, 09:57:20 AM »
Not getting him under contract will be yet another step backwards. we all seen how his moves last year worked out. This is a top notch bottom six player who we have seen can fit right in on the top six, he is a solid two way player who hits well, and is very tough. So can someone please tell me why this bunch of clowns at the top would even think of not getting him locked up. Komorov should be offered a deal as well.

Depending on how the draft and free agency unfolds this weekend, I'm starting to believe taking backwards steps is the idea for next season. Look no further than retaining Carlyle....


So true. Its just hard to believe how most of us fans can see the right moves yet the powers that be can't.

Oh, nutman, c'mon now.  That's just ridiculous.  I think this is a case of way easier said than done.