Value of: Your Backup Goalie to Toronto

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  1. Cor

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    What goalies are available league wide and what is the pricing.

    TOR needs a legitimate backup goalie not a question mark. McElhinney was a perfect fit.

    People tend to underestimate the importance of a quality backup goalie.

    Our management made a judgment error and it’s clear we need to give up some sort of asset to correct that.
     
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    It’s clear who they picked, why would they waste a pick after giving up two low quality backups already? They should ride with what they got.
     
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    Just bring in Mason for free if Sparks continues to play like ass
     
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    Lindgren for Nylander.
     
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    Holy overreaction Batman
     
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    Lol wtf is this thread?
     
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    Take one look at the Leafs game score tonight and you knew this thread was coming...
     
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    Why do we need a second back up. We started with 3 back ups and you want another one?
     
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    Last I checked hes tied for wins with our starter lol.
     
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    What would Carolina want for McBackup?
     
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    I always thought Sparks would be great in a flames jersey. LOL
     
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    Sparks was horrible but it was also just 1 game lol
     
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    I'll give you Ward for Carrick and 3rd.
     
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    Man some of you leafs fans are too much lol
     
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    He was awful in the preseason as well. Very small sample size. But he looks awkward in the net. Not sure why the Leafs chose not to throw him in the minors one more year and keep Curtis Mac who is a veteran backup who got the job done for them.
     
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    he would have likely been claimed in waivers, he might look bad but teams would take a chance on the best ahl goalie last year.

    Mgmts thought process was either keep McElhinney who is a great back up short term or keep sparks for long term.
     
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    Maybe something to look at down the road but right now this is a panic thread and I highly doubt that your management is panicking just yet.
     
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    They aren't panicking, unlike some citizens of Leafs Nation.

    There's no need to do so.
     
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    Maybe Sparks does become a decent NHL 1a/1b, but for a team like the Leafs who have a great window now, I don’t think choosing to dump a veteran backup who fit well for a question mark was the right decision.
     
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    Ummm wasn't Carrick traded already?
     
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    I agree big divide on leafs board, McElhinney gave us a .924% over two years which is not only good but elite, he was amazing for us.
     
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    I'd swap Ward for local boy Sparks but unfortunately, Ward has an NTC.
     
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    Play some defence in front of the guy!

    Tie up sticks, move a body, throw a hit here and there....you know, d stuff.

    If you track race with other teams it won’t matter who you have in net. It’s gonna be ugly

    That said. Halak for Nylander. Signed. At 4 million per
     
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    I have a feeling Mac and Pickard will both be on waivers by Christmas, so I don't think we should give up assets. Sparks deserves a few more games.
     
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