Page 184 of 203 FirstFirst ... 84 134 174 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 194 ... LastLast
Results 2,746 to 2,760 of 3037

Thread: Toronto Maple Leafs

  1. #2746
    Location
    Tampere, Finland
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports All-Star

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by lucafen4 View Post
    I don't see Tor wasting money like that moving forward. If TB wins a cup this year... with Kuch making way below market value that trend won't be bucked overnight. I prefer to have faith the Leafs front office will push for discounted deals & not waste money moving forward if space is open.

    I'd much rather leave 4-5m open entering the season and make a mid-season deal for a larger contract to fill an identified hole on the roster - once the team establishes they're cup contenders. TB would have been better off doing that vs. signing Girardi.

    as a Leafs fan I'm happy to see other teams spend chunks of change on declining players. Meanwhile, fingers are crossed, they watch and learn vs. watch and repeat.
    Every fan base has had similar hope and it has never happened before. I'm not so sure players have any faith in that happening either. GMs make stupid mistakes when they have available cap space. They seem to be smarter when they're close to the cap.

    I'm not saying it can't happen... I'm just saying the odds are not in favor of it happening. I'd give them 10% odds of both Matthews taking a discount and them not wasting that money on something stupid.
    Writer & scout at DobberProspects, focusing on the SHL and the Florida Panthers. Find me on Twitter @JokkeNevalainen

    GDHL - 20 teams, H2H Salary Cap Dynasty @ Fantrax
    23 pro, 33 ML players / G,A,Pts,STP,Tk,Hits,Blk,TOI-SH, W,Sv,SV%,GAA

    WHL - 24 teams, H2H points Salary Cap Keeper @ Fantrax
    25 pro, 10 ML players / G,A,+/-,PPP,SOG,Hits,Blk,PIM,FOW, W,Sv,GA,SHO

    VHL - 20 teams, H2H Salary Cap Dynasty @ Fantrax
    22 pro, 30 ML players / G,A,+/-,PPP,SHP,SOG,Hit,Blk,PIM,FO%, W,Sv,SV%,GAA,SHO

  2. #2747
    Rep Power
    15

    Dobber Sports Apprentice

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    I can't seem to find the article again, so I may have been duped by fake news.... I am shamed.


    14 Team H2H Cap (NHL + 30%) Fantrax
    G A DPTS FOW SOG STP H+B | GPT10 SV SV% GAA

    ROSWELL INVADERS

    C: Scheifele, Dubinksky, Bellemare, Zetterberg, Koivu
    LW: Gaudreau, Forsberg, Neal, Domi
    RW: Wheeler, Eberle, Atkinson
    D: Klingberg, Gostisbehere, Schultz, Hainsey, Dumba, van Riemsdyk
    G: Holtby, Talbot, Stalock

    IR: de Haan, Mason, Hutchinson, Pavelec

    FARM: Connor, Hartman, Bracco, Senyshyn, Elie, Graovac, Puempel, Martinsen, Theodore

    2018 Early Picks: 1-1-1-1-1-2-2-3-4-4

  3. #2748
    lucafen4's Avatar
    lucafen4 is online now
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    8,471
    Location
    Vancouver Island
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Giant

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperMario View Post
    I can't seem to find the article again, so I may have been duped by fake news.... I am shamed.
    I found a snippet from Reddit that LeBrun made those comments during an intermission of a Mtl game... not that he'd take less than now, but he'd take a 'team discount' if given 8yrs.
    Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why. - H.S.T.

  4. #2749
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by lucafen4 View Post
    I found a snippet from Reddit that LeBrun made those comments during an intermission of a Mtl game... not that he'd take less than now, but he'd take a 'team discount' if given 8yrs.
    Well he can easily get 6mill/5-7yr in FA, so "Team Discount" for 8yrs would be 5mill?
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  5. #2750
    Location
    Tampere, Finland
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports All-Star

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    JVR will be 29 next summer, so giving him 8 years would be a big risk.
    Writer & scout at DobberProspects, focusing on the SHL and the Florida Panthers. Find me on Twitter @JokkeNevalainen

    GDHL - 20 teams, H2H Salary Cap Dynasty @ Fantrax
    23 pro, 33 ML players / G,A,Pts,STP,Tk,Hits,Blk,TOI-SH, W,Sv,SV%,GAA

    WHL - 24 teams, H2H points Salary Cap Keeper @ Fantrax
    25 pro, 10 ML players / G,A,+/-,PPP,SOG,Hits,Blk,PIM,FOW, W,Sv,GA,SHO

    VHL - 20 teams, H2H Salary Cap Dynasty @ Fantrax
    22 pro, 30 ML players / G,A,+/-,PPP,SHP,SOG,Hit,Blk,PIM,FO%, W,Sv,SV%,GAA,SHO

  6. #2751
    lucafen4's Avatar
    lucafen4 is online now
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    8,471
    Location
    Vancouver Island
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Giant

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    I'd prefer to take him at 6yrs if he's giving a decent discount. very few players I'd want for 8yrs at that age.
    Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why. - H.S.T.

  7. #2752
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Terry Koshan reports today is the deadline for Leafs forward Nikita Soshnikov, who’s currently skating with their AHL farm team, to decide if he’ll use his option to return to the KHL if he’s not part of the Leafs roster. Soshnikov’s agent, Dan Milstein, said there’s no expectation his client will use employ that option.

    If he doesn't exercise that option, that's a team player right there. Might have to do with Ship getting $50,000 to play with Ska, and Sosh is making $70,000 in the minors. He's got like 12pts in 14games, so he'd be one of the first wingers called up if there's a slew of injuries.
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  8. #2753
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Sosh recalled like 20minutes ago
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  9. #2754
    lucafen4's Avatar
    lucafen4 is online now
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    8,471
    Location
    Vancouver Island
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Giant

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Sosh's agent said he wants to stay in the NHL and is willing to continue in the AHL. I think he should be playing for the Leafs, but how do you play him and not Leivo? Something's gotta give and fast.
    Yesterday's weirdness is tomorrow's reason why. - H.S.T.

  10. #2755
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by lucafen4 View Post
    Sosh's agent said he wants to stay in the NHL and is willing to continue in the AHL. I think he should be playing for the Leafs, but how do you play him and not Leivo? Something's gotta give and fast.
    Sosh needs to find something other than a shot to make me believe he's an NHL player. Either get faster, or learn to open your shot up. Last yr and the short stint in 2015-16 season he had the shot and once people figured that out they just took it away from him. Right now, knowing they won't bench Martin often, Sosh doesn't have a spot on the Leafs.
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  11. #2756
    Wfactor's Avatar
    Wfactor is offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    1,647
    Rep Power
    15

    Dobber Sports Stud

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    I think Sosh would thrive in a 3rd line role on this leafs team, it is just players with higher salary have first dibs on the spots. IMO a 4th line of Leivo - Brown - Sosh would be something though
    NFHA categories: G(25) A(25) PIM(3) Hits(2) Blocks(2) PPP(15) SHP(20) Goalie Stats: W(50) Sv(2) ShOu(100) OtL(10) ShL(10) L(-10) GA(-12)
    Cold As Ice Dynasty H2H categories: G A PIM SOG PPP +/- HIT BLK WINS GAA SV% SHO
    Starting Roster:
    Center - Giroux, Krejci, W.Karlsson
    Left Wing - Hall, Guentzel, Danault
    Right Wing - Stone, R.Smith, Compher
    Ultility Forward - Fast, Gaborik
    Defense - Klingberg, Pietrangelo, Jones, C.Miller, Phanuef, E.Johnson
    Goalie - Allen, R.Miller
    Bench - M.Foligno, Sheahan, Laughton, Glendening, Djoos, Jensen, H.Fleury
    Prospects - Kyrou, Andersson Hinostroza, Grundstrom, Roy, Timmins, Grzelcyk, Lauzon, Lindgren

  12. #2757
    Location
    Calgary
    Rep Power
    46

    Dobber Sports Star

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by 2014olympicgold View Post
    Sosh needs to find something other than a shot to make me believe he's an NHL player. Either get faster, or learn to open your shot up. Last yr and the short stint in 2015-16 season he had the shot and once people figured that out they just took it away from him. Right now, knowing they won't bench Martin often, Sosh doesn't have a spot on the Leafs.
    You don't think Sosh is fast enough ? I think he's a very good skater. I love Leivo and wish he'd play more, but between the two, I think Soshnikov is the better skater. And he plays more of an energy game suited for the 4th line.

  13. #2758
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Quote Originally Posted by eyemissgilmour View Post
    You don't think Sosh is fast enough ? I think he's a very good skater. I love Leivo and wish he'd play more, but between the two, I think Soshnikov is the better skater. And he plays more of an energy game suited for the 4th line.
    I meant like, he needs to be Grabner fast if he doesn't develop another way to open up his shot. When he gets it off without a stick in the way it's a sick shot, but D would just keep their stick in front of them, knowing Sosh couldn't blow past them, and can't dance around them. So he would just shoot and it would kick up into the netting or into the corner.

    He's an above average skater with that Babcock impressing determination, but I was talking about, "DAMN that kids fast" type of skating he needs to open his shot up.
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  14. #2759
    Location
    Hamilton, ON
    Rep Power
    50

    Dobber Sports Juggernaut

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Per 4th line, if Toronto employs a 4th line with Martin, Sosh works better. If it's with Kapanen, I rather a skilled 4th with Leivo.
    12 team, H2H, Keep 6 (max 1 goalie)
    G, A, Pts, PIM, +/-, PPP, FW
    W, Saves, S%, GAA
    2C, 2LW, 2RW, 4D, 2G, 5BN, 2IR, 1IR+, 1NA
    C: Backstrom, Stamkos, RNH
    LW: Skinner, Arvidsson (RW), Zetterberg (C)
    RW: Tarasenko, Marner (C), Drouin (C,LW)
    D: Karlsson (D), Klingberg, Rielly, Carlson, Hamilton
    G: Andersen, Quick, Darling
    IR: Kesler (C)
    IR+: FREE
    NA: Sprong (RW)

  15. #2760
    Location
    Calgary
    Rep Power
    46

    Dobber Sports Star

    Default Re: Toronto Maple Leafs

    LOL!
    Mark Masters ✔@markhmasters
    Great Rielly interview with @OverDrive1050 ... Morgan says some Leafs calling Connor Brown "The Town bicycle" because of his poor fantasy football trades.

    I can't share too much as it's a pay site (the athletic), so that wouldn't be fair, but the stuff today about the Leafs fantasy football team is awesome.
    Gardiner seems pretty savvy about the whole thing. He's also their commish.

Page 184 of 203 FirstFirst ... 84 134 174 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 194 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •