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by Paul on 03/31/12 at 11:23 PM ET
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,
• An ex-Leafs employee points out that three Toronto first-round picks — Tuukka Rask, Alex Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo — have become important players on Boston and St. Louis, two of the better teams in the NHL. Previous management, no worse than current management, traded Rask for Andrew Raycroft and Steen and Colaiacovo for Lee Stempniak. How’d that work out?
• Should it happen and the Phoenix Coyotes be moved to Quebec City, then it’s obvious the great coach, Dave Tippett, would not accompany the team north for linguistic reasons. That would make Tippett the top free agent coach of the summer in a market where there could be upwards of seven openings around the NHL.
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