(Tuesday Mashup) One more Kings win until the off season

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 13: Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs prepares to take the ice to warm up prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images)

And maybe then we’ll get some real news.

For now…

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  • maple1967leafs

    Just what i wanted,This final is short n sweet

  • peterbleafs

    Get it over with, then we can focus on the world cup for a month.  Go Netherlands!!! Friday at 2:30pm CBC.

  • ProfessorRance

    peterbleafs Go Germany!

  • ProfessorRance

    Read a tsn article that mentions that Marchand and Boychuck might be available to create cap space for their younger players. Imagine signing Komarov and trading for Marchand. Players would hate playing us. Would give us an edge that we clearly missed last year.

    JVR-Stastny-Kessel
    Marchand-Kadri-Holland
    Komarov-Bozak-Clarkson
    Ashton-Boyle-D’amigo
    This lineup could make it tougher for us to play against as well as gutting our prospects and draft picks.

  • peterbleafs

    ProfessorRance peterbleafs Oh so that is how its going to be, is it?

  • ProfessorRance

    peterbleafs ProfessorRance lol I’m sorry peter. I am rooting for you guys to crush spain though. They deserve to not make it out of the group stage.

  • MLHS_Luke

    peterbleafs Hup Holland Hup!

  • Uncle Otis

    ProfessorRance 
    Marchand has the scarlet letter…he’s now a marked man by zebras and the league.
    Not to mention…he’s lost his scoring touch when it mattered
    Just say no to rats

  • Loric76

    Uncle Otis ProfessorRance besides, we’re not the Habs or the Wings, or even the B’s.  We’d be the most penalised team in history

  • maple1967leafs

    It looks more and more like Evander Kane will be traded,He is young and a real beast when you can get him mentally into the game,I think Nonis and Shanny have to be looking at him

  • Burtonboy

    maple1967leafs Haven’t been hearing much from the Peg at all . Kane is a hell of a player but seems like an idiot off ice . What would the cost be I wonder ?

  • maple1967leafs

    Burtonboy maple1967leafs Now im just talking about Jets fans that i have spoke to but mostly they dislike him,From us i think it would start with Naz , They would want a guy with the same level of upside as Kane and i think Naz fits that need,Now im not looking to trade Kadri but i would like Kane

  • Burtonboy

    http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/kypreos-leafs-trying-hard-to-get-thornton/………….. That’s hilarious

  • ProfessorRance

    Uncle Otis ProfessorRance It’s early and I wanted to spark some debate lol.

  • maple1967leafs

    Burtonboy Someone told him his little birdie was full of shit

  • MaxwellHowe

    maple1967leafs I don’t know man, taking players other teams have gorwn weary of?  Risky

  • Burtonboy

    maple1967leafs Burtonboy Hmmmm I would consider a winger but its kinda hard giving up a center. Naz is too important unless he can be replaced

  • ProfessorRance

    maple1967leafs Burtonboy I would love Kadri and Kane to be on a line together.

  • MaxwellHowe

    ProfessorRance Boychuk would be a fantastic add for the Leafs

  • ProfessorRance

    Burtonboy maple1967leafs Unless we know we are getting Stastny which is very very very very unlikely.

  • Burtonboy

    maple1967leafs Burtonboy Forget the little birdie …… Kypreos is the one full of shit lol

  • ProfessorRance

    MaxwellHowe ProfessorRance Replaces Franson on the second pair with Gardiner. Would be a nasty combination imo.

  • maple1967leafs

    ProfessorRance Burtonboy maple1967leafs We dont have much luck with free agents,our management overpay and the fans never let the player forget it so the pressure gets to them

  • Uncle Otis

    Burtonboy 
    That’s funny..and I heard him during Tim on ‘cid saying the Leafs were REALLY after Jumbo too…and it would take Kadri and a high pick (like #8 presumably)
    Ya,that’s what we need lol

  • MaxwellHowe

    ProfessorRance MaxwellHowe absolutely, hard to beleive the Bruins would let him go and, if they did, the price would be high

  • ProfessorRance

    MaxwellHowe ProfessorRance Especially since we are in their division. Friggin Bruins.

  • ProfessorRance

    maple1967leafs ProfessorRance Burtonboy Plus we’ve sucked for so long we haven’t really been a destination UFA’s want sign with.

  • darthNihilus

    ProfessorRance Forget fucking Stastny already-he is not coming here!

  • Uncle Otis

    MaxwellHowe ProfessorRance 
    Im leary of anyone the B’s are suddenly “willing to part with”..Chia pet is pretty sly
    Actually,surprised he took so long deciding to cut bait with rat face…value has plummeted
    Perfect scab

  • Burtonboy

    Uncle Otis Burtonboy Kypreos and Cox are supposed to be the lead insiders for Sportsnet next yr . Like Dreger and McKenzie for TSN . One reports the Leafs are trying hard and the other reports the Leafs haven’t even kicked tires . Gong show lol

  • ProfessorRance

    darthNihilus ProfessorRance Myself quoted above: “Unless we know we are getting Stastny which is very very very very unlikely.”

  • Uncle Otis

    Burtonboy Uncle Otis 
    Haha..off to a great start eh?
    Nick the dick and Cox
    What a pair :)

  • MaxwellHowe

    Uncle Otis MaxwellHowe ProfessorRance Their cap situation is dire; Boychuk has another year at $3.6 million.  manageable, and if he sucks, trade him at the deadline.  But, again, the price would probably be steep and the Bs unlikely to trade in the Artlantic division

  • darthNihilus

    ProfessorRance darthNihilus yeah but you still put him on the first line lol

  • darthNihilus

    peterbleafs go brazil, spain and argentina!

  • Uncle Otis

    MaxwellHowe Uncle Otis ProfessorRance 
    I like Boychuk,but wonder why they are willing to let him go…pretty dependable d man and tough to replace.Thought there would be other candidates first
    Maybe he’s replaced sequin as rat face’s clubbing buddy

  • MaxwellHowe

    Uncle Otis MaxwellHowe ProfessorRance Doesn’t sound plausible that the Bs would trade him, and if they did, there are teams in the NHL that would offer a lot more than the Leafs possbily could

  • Cameron19

    darthNihilus ProfessorRance He’s a pretty good bet to sign here if he goes to market, in my opinion. Our need is greatest, and he has a few friends here.

  • Uncle Otis

    Cameron19 darthNihilus ProfessorRance 
    Wasn’t it reported he’s holding off to start negotiations too?
    Playing hardball cant be a good sign for Avs

  • darthNihilus

    I don’t anticipate this impotent Leafs management group to do a damn thing between now and training camp. We’ll probably draft Perlini (yuck) at No. 8 and will pick up some minor player for the marlies. We’ll sign Bolland to some stupid contract, give Raymond 2 mil per, let Kuli walk and resign McC for 2.2 per. Then when we suck all season and waffles litter the ice all season Leishan Carnonis will all get canned next off-season. By then Kessel, JVR, Kadri, Rielly, Gards and Phaneuf will all be asking for trades.

  • Uncle Otis

    darthNihilus 
    So we’re getting McDavid?
    #silver lining

  • MaxwellHowe

    Uncle Otis and they still have O’Reilly to deal with.  That the Avs got eliminated early might be the best thing to happen if you want the Leafs to land ROR or Stasney.  That extra revenue might have made the negotiations much more comfortable, but that team has for years been penny pinching

  • Burtonboy

    MaxwellHowe Uncle Otis I don’t think the Av’s will be penny pinching this yr. I just don’t see Sakic and Roy would signing on the run a budget team

  • darthNihilus

    Cameron19 darthNihilus ProfessorRance No he’s not. He has zero connection to Toronto. He said he wants to stay an AV. His agent said he wants to wait for a week prior to free agency to negotiate seriously. The Avs want him back and will give him what he wants (which I think is what he makes now with a slight raise). The sooner it happens the better.

  • Uncle Otis

    MaxwellHowe Uncle Otis 
    Unless someone blows their doors off for Duchene,it seems like it’s coming down to the wire between these two pivots
    If Shanny is looking to retool, then Statsny must be near the top of the list

  • MaxwellHowe

    Burtonboy what else would they be doing?  I don;t think any team but the Avs had the stomach for Roy.  And Sakic, virtually no executive experience

  • Burtonboy

    MaxwellHowe Burtonboy Worked out pretty good so far. I’m betting they spend this yr.

  • Cameron19

    darthNihilus Cameron19 ProfessorRance Well, they only offered him 5 million at the deadline, so a slight raise on what he makes now would be a significant increase from that. The issue is, if they sign him, he knows they’ll intend on trading him within the next year or two, as the rest of their forward group becomes too expensive. He Tweets with Bozak, JvR and Kessel. They are friends off the ice.

  • maple1967leafs

    CanuckUKinToronto darthNihilus Yes anyone from the east can make it to the cup final and have the shit kicked outta them by Chi or La

  • Cameron19

    Burtonboy MaxwellHowe I really doubt that Sakic and Roy signing there suddenly made them a franchise that doesn’t care about money.