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Old Posted Feb 6, 2019, 3:44 PM
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Originally Posted by suburbanite View Post
And the better alternative was what? To trade all 3 RFAs? The Leafs have been hit by a combination of unfortunate (and some fortunate) events all aligning at the same time. As far as I'm concerned, Dubas has maneuvered through the situation as best as possible to give the team a solid 5 year window to win the cup. The team is far more hamstrung by Lou's actions than by what Dubas has done in the last three months.
Nylander should have been traded or forced to sit out the season. It was that contract that set the market. When a secondary player like him can make 7 million a year on an RFA contract, of course guys like Matthews and Marner are going to ask for the moon.