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by Paul on 10/25/11 at 09:48 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
I heard from sources on other teams Monday that Gauthier was phoning around looking for help on defense. The thing is, he’s not alone. Tampa and the New York Rangers are among the other teams also looking for blue-line help. It just so happens that Cody Franson is available in Toronto, although I’m not sure whether any of those three teams has interest in him.
read on for more on the Canadiens…
Suprised the Leafs may want to move Franson? Remember this from Brian Burke back in early July?
via Eric Koreen of the National Post,
“Obviously from our perspective, was the key to that deal. He’s a 6-foot-5 defenceman who’s young. We think he has an offensive upside. He can really hammer the puck. He’s big. I think he really rounds out our blueline nicely.”
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