Maple Leaf Hangout Episode #23: Leafs vs. Lightning

Maple Leaf Hangout Episode #23: Leafs vs. Lightning

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Erik Erlendsson, a Tampa Bay Lightning beat writer for the Tampa Tribune, joins Michael and Michael to discuss the Stamkos/St.Louis substitution for Canada, tonight’s matchup, Bolland, and more.

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183 comments
Snuffysaurus
Snuffysaurus

Oh shit. That feel when the bar doesn't have the game on.

Cameron19
Cameron19

Am I missing something with Kyle Clifford - he looks like a 4th line winger to me. A really good one, mind you, but still a 4th line winger. Am I wrong? 

Axle_Goalie
Axle_Goalie

Why am I the only guy hoping that Gagner would wind up in  Toronto?

Leafs rule
Leafs rule

Ok now Florida eat them wings tonight ,making me happy

MLHS_Luke
MLHS_Luke

So have we traded Kadri yet? 


 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Leafs rule
Leafs rule

Good evening ladies and germs , its so figgen cold right now ice has turned as brittle as me lol,will the leafs win tonight is anybodies guess but it better be at least close imo or else!

Alec Brownscombe
Alec Brownscombe moderator

Haha, that wasn't particularly informative. I liked:

"would you like to see the Leafs lose to prove the stats right?"


"Hell no"

ingy56
ingy56

@Cameron19  Do they need a center or would Vanek or Moulson not be a better fit? 

JMAC17
JMAC17

@Cameron19  that is about right....maybe a 3rd line guy on EDM....but big strong and can play...something EDM doesnt have much of.



whalz
whalz

What they sayin?

ingy56
ingy56

@Murph2417  Careful though, too much and you end up just like them. It's a trap. 

Axle_Goalie
Axle_Goalie

Guy's a mule, he's a little smaller than we'd want, but if the price is right (and it apparently is) I'd take him in a heartbeat. 

4evrblue
4evrblue

@Axle_Goalie Because in french gagner means "win" so subliminally you think if we have him we are assured to win?

JMAC17
JMAC17

@Cloud09  oooooooooooooo that smell!


Keep sniffin' Phil!

ingy56
ingy56

@Cloud09  Somebody just has to crop in a Turd or a Scab logo in his hand. 

Cloud09
Cloud09

@TheCanucksnaphook  You listen to enough radio, how often do the hosts yammer on at the beginning and then get to the guest. 

whalz
whalz

I was there this past weekend. Great restaurant that cozy diner?

whalz
whalz

Hes awful. Wanna be

Alec Brownscombe
Alec Brownscombe moderator

@Burtonboy @Alec Brownscombe  I have no idea what the point of the segment was. They wanted us to "explain them" to her. It struck me as a piece put together by someone who had no idea about what they were or what the debate about the team was all about. Just kind of a weird fluff piece. 

ingy56
ingy56

@Cameron19 @ingy56  Maybe they want contract certainty, but Gagner's $4.8 is risky IMO, plus he's not productive. Maybe they get him cheaper than Moulson or Vanek. 

whalz
whalz

Lmfao. Kipper was on fan590 and said NO WAY does St. Louis go to Olympics. He's trying to save face.

whalz
whalz

Apparently la needs to shed salary so I'm sure something is in the works

Cameron19
Cameron19

@whalz  I think all anyone does is speculate. I mean, Dreger is literally related to our GM, and the closest he's come to predicting anything that would happen for our team in the last 2 years, is to say in summer that the Leafs may look to swap a d-prospect for a forward prospect with Anaheim. Other than that, he hasn't even been close.

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Pagnotta probably has some sources, and like Phook said, he does actually talk to players and what not, but doesn't mean that whatever he hears will actually come true. 

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Having said that, I know you guys will laugh because it's me, but I could see a three way trade that makes sense here - and LA and EDM are two of the very few teams that have actually pulled one off in recent memory. 

whalz
whalz

Dude I asked you for anything he has gotten right and u haven't replied. But u say he is legit

whalz
whalz

Yes. Go to his website. He usually speculates a lot

whalz
whalz

What has he got right?