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A Plan For The Leafs

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,

• A play for Luongo that might cost one good prospect.

• A mid-range NHL free agent.

• An aggressive bid for unsigned Anaheim blueline prospect Justin Schultz.

• No deal for Nash who may have scratched Toronto from his list of preferred destinations anyway.

• No move up from No. 5 in the draft and therefore ending up with a blue-chip youngster who will be back in junior or Europe next season.

The message? Staying the course no short-term fixes or at least none involving players who can only help for one or two years. Luongo, maybe, because he’s a long-term solution in the crease.

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Primis's avatar

So… sign and trade for everyone, and replace everyone?  Good call.

Posted by Primis on 06/15/12 at 04:50 PM ET

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I sure hope for his sake that Schultz has seen the way they ruined Luke Schenn and stays the *#$%@& away from Toronto.

Posted by Garth on 06/15/12 at 06:35 PM ET

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why is Damien Cox on here ..he is actually Brian Bukes press agent..nothing is bukies fault in Damiens world

Posted by tiedummy from waterloo on 06/16/12 at 12:52 PM ET

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