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Leafs Notes for Tonight

Versteeg in. He will slot in on the Leafs’2nd Line with Grabovski and MacArthur.

Christian Hanson gets the call to play on the 4th line between Orr and Brown.

Gunnarsson in. Lebda out.

Look for Orr to drop the gloves with Boogaard again.

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  Tags: boogard, brown, grabovski, gunnarsson, hanson, macarthur, orr, versteeg

Trading Kaberle is a Difficult Decision

It’s a decision that deserves a lot careful assessment. At worst, it could potentially cost a Championship.

Amongst the fury to be rid of Czech native, Tomas Kaberle for potential booty - with the general perception that it’s the smart/right thing to do - trading him is fraught with a future hole that the Maple Leafs will have to pay for dearly at a later time.

If there’s a chance he could be retained and resigned, it’s an avenue that has to be examined.

The skills generating his value are unique and rare. Patience at the point , quarter back of the power play, silky smooth rushing ability with vision and creativity to lead the attack, while also capable of launching long-range passes up the middle for players streaking behind the defense, these are the same skills that a Championship club needs for success. That’s even with the softness in the Leafs zone.

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  Tags: beauchemin, gunnarsson, kaberle, schenn

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