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  1. Goonface2k14

    Goonface2k14 Registered User

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    With former Leaf Alex Steen performing at a superstar level so far this season, it got me thinking what a roster of currently active former Leafs might look like:

    MacArthur-Steen-Versteeg
    Boyes-Grabovski-Tlusty
    Stempniak-Stajan-Frattin
    Crabb-Colborne-Stalberg

    Beauchemin-Schenn
    Coliacovo-Stralman
    Harrison-Aulie

    Rask
    Scrivens

    Obviously no Seguin or Hamilton, since they were never Leafs, but you could consider them in there as well, in a roundabout sorta way.

    Honourable mention goes to:

    Mike Brown
    Kyle Wellwood
    John Mitchell
    Dominic Moore
    Mike Kostka
    Tim Stapleton
    Ryan Hamilton
    David Steckel
    Jay Rosehill
    Hal Gill
    Mike Komisarek
    JS Giguere
    Jonas Gustavsson
    Scott Clemmensen

    Overall, respectable at centre, especially considering Steen and Grabo's production this year. One of the best teams at centre if you include Seguin (how ironic). Some decent wingers but nothing to brag about, and a fairly average defense corps. Goaltending also looks like a position of strength.

    It would be interesting to see everything that we got back for the above guys, if someone has the time to check that out.

    Also, might be missing some guys, I just went off of hockeydb.com.
     
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  2. MastuhNinks

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    Calling that defense average is pretty generous.
     
  3. TMLife*

    TMLife* Auston Matthews

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    that team would get eaten alive
     
  4. Goonface2k14

    Goonface2k14 Registered User

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    Yeah, bit of a stretch, perhaps.

    Coli, Beauchemin and Stralman have been pretty good since leaving a Toronto though. Aulie could still have a bright future, and Schenn is still ok.
     
  5. Mr Scarface*

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    That defense would get lit up more than my mom after they broke up.
     
  6. AustonPowers

    AustonPowers The Kids Are Alright

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    Putrid d.
     
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    as would any team of "trade aways"

    Most teams don't trade away 3 top line players, or 6 top 6 players, or 2 top pairing players, etc.

    Teams who trade a lot would have a better trade away team.

    WE should trade Kessel for Giroux, then trade Giroux for Backstrom, then trade Backstrom for Vanek. Then trade Vanek again for Kessel. Then our trade away team could feature a top line of Backstrom-Giroux-Vanek and we don't actually lose anything from it :sarcasm:
     
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    Aside from the goaltending and Steen, not bad. The defence is pretty darn bad, some good forwards in there, but not hugely terrible.
     
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    steen is the only player worth anything. sure sure our fanbase will overrate a lot of guys on that list. i know.
     
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    This thread will make me cringe just as much as this roster does.
     
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    Rask too?
     
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    Phion Keneuf Bang Bang

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    Steen + Rask are the only 2 i give a crap about
     
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    ITM As Long As It Takes

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    Decent human beings I'm sure, and some good hockey players with a few it would be nice to have back, but...Good riddance to bad rubbish.
     
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    The only quality guys i'd welcome back are Steen and Rask. Even then our goaltending has been superb so far anyways so even Rask I don't really care about. Steen would be nice but whatever.

    The rest are all average replaceable players that have been easily replaced. Our current team would destroy that team.
     
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    Mystifo No more Mr.FightGuy

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    I'd Take Beauchemin before I'd take Steen.
     
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    Defence
    Martin Skoula
    Jay Harrison

    Forwards
    Brad Boyes
     
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    BertCorbeau Rest in Peace Fugu

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    Who's coaching?

    Rask can steal some games despite that awful D ... If it was RW coaching though, they'd be doomed
     
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    Ah!

    Forgot Harrison and Boyes

    Don't remember Skoula though... Hmmm
     
  19. Goonface2k14

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    Coach would have to also be currently active

    Hmmm

    Head coach Dallas Eakins

    Craig Berube and Mike Kitchen assistant coaches

    Goalie coach Jeff Reese

    GM Burke
     
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    Cor Most Likes Received By HFW Poster - 2018

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    Pat Quinn i guess. Best coach that can still coach
     
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    Kessely Snipes Great White North

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    That defense....
     
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    Schenn In Rod We Trust Sponsor

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    I'd take Beauchemin and Steen right now. As nice as rask would be, he is unneeded right now.

    I'm really not kicking myself to much over that list. Actually, not at all.
     
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    Warden of the North The Matthews Show

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    Steen is playing wing this season. A safe bet if was playing C he wouldnt have that many goals/points.
     
  24. Mr Scarface*

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    Beauchemin in toronto doesn't work, at all. You have seen it yourself. Beauchemin in anaheim is not the same man beauchemin in toronto is. The atmosphere is totally different and doesn't suit beauchemin.

    Steen has always been a class act. Very fine player.
     
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    lol that team sucks. Only ones I'd take back are Steen, Boyes (couple of years ago), Rask, Beauchemin, and Grabbo (but at a very reduced rate).
     

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