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Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Madcombinepilot » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:35 pm

That would be awesome!!

One Canadian city with a coast and a scoring right winger...

They are chatting on TSN ....

Edit:
Bob Mackenzie says we swap 1 for 6, burrows and shinkaruk is the offer.


Burrows and Shinkaruk seems a bit steep to swap picks.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Cornuck » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:48 pm

The latest hot pre-draft rumour has Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis willing to peddle James van Riemsdyk as part of a package to Florida for the first overall pick in the NHL draft.
Source: Kevin McGran - Toronto Star

Panthers sitting on 2 legit offers for #1 #NHL draft pick. Heard as of late this afternoon those offers were not from a Canadian team.
Source: @RealKyper

So another hour or so and we find out if this Benning chess game turns into checkers.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Madcombinepilot » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:49 pm

Well, the Vancouver rumour comes from Tallons mouth on TV, Bobbie is the one who threw out the details..
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby SKYO » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:52 pm

The key piece in all this is the #6, luckily we have it - the sweet spot to pick Nylander or Ehlers.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Meds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:52 pm

That is really fucking steep.

Our top RW, one of our top-3 forward prospects, and the 6th overall.

If it was Bur + Shinkaruk + 24th I would be all in.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:53 pm

Would love to see Burrows dealt but do not want to lose Hunter
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby SKYO » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:57 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:Would love to see Burrows dealt but do not want to lose Hunter


I wouldn't mind, a center is much more important than wingers, if we ever want a good future, heavily investing in a good center would go a long ways in making that happen.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Meds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:59 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:Would love to see Burrows dealt but do not want to lose Hunter


It's pretty obvious that we are going to suck this year.....barring some tidal waves in free agency.

It would really suck to lose Hunter. But that might be the price we pay, and maybe there is something else that lets us parlay the 24th in a deal to move up a bit and still get 2 in the top-15.

The fact that we couldn't get the 10th from Anaheim hurts. It would very much have offset the loss of Shinkaruk.....if that happens.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Hockey Widow » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:13 pm

Burrows was discussed in a trade to Florida and he may be more inclined to waive with what has gone down today. Tallon is said to have asked for Burrows as part of the deal. Don't know if the whole package as reported is accurate or if Tallon is really going to trade. Sense is he wants to keep the pick but ownership wants to make the playoffs this year.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Vader » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:18 pm

Meds wrote:That is really fucking steep.

Our top RW, one of our top-3 forward prospects, and the 6th overall.


Burrows had 5 goals last year, 3 years left on his deal and is 33 years old. He represents negative trade value.

Shinkaruk would represent (partially) the cost to move up in the draft as well as move Burrow's contract off the books
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Meds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:23 pm

Vader wrote:
Meds wrote:That is really fucking steep.

Our top RW, one of our top-3 forward prospects, and the 6th overall.


Burrows had 5 goals last year, 3 years left on his deal and is 33 years old. He represents negative trade value.

Shinkaruk would represent (partially) the cost to move up in the draft as well as move Burrow's contract off the books


There is that to consider.

If Burrows will waive, Benning should do it.

I would rather see it be 6th + Burrows + Hansen. :P

Too bad Hunter >>> Hansen.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Meds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:30 pm

Or maybe not.....

@TSNRyanRishaug: Just spoke to Tallon, said he’s probly going to make the pick. Said he knows he’s been a little greedy, and is comfortable keeping it.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby SKYO » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:38 pm

Meds wrote:Or maybe not.....

@TSNRyanRishaug: Just spoke to Tallon, said he’s probly going to make the pick. Said he knows he’s been a little greedy, and is comfortable keeping it.


or yes...

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Canucks and Panthers still talking. Van offer for 1st pick believed to be 6th, 24th and last years 1st rnd pick, Hunter Shinkaruk
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Hockey Widow » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:41 pm

Gotta laugh at all the pundits and we fans. If Tallon makes the trade it will probably surprise everyone.
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Re: Rumor: burrows to Florida?!?

Postby Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:48 pm

SKYO wrote:Canucks and Panthers still talking. Van offer for 1st pick believed to be 6th, 24th and last years 1st rnd pick, Hunter Shinkaruk


WTF? That would be WeeTodded.

I'm pretty much at the Tallon can go fuck himself stage.
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