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#41 GMRwings1983


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 07:40 PM

His number should be retired.

Just so no one else ever wears it for fear of it being cursed forever in suckiness.

Those few Leafs fans who miss Aki Berg will finally see him replaced properly.
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Posted 07 July 2010 - 07:41 PM

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:01 PM

That is the biggest bag of crap I have ever heard. The only thing he has going for him is his speed other then that the man can not pass a puck at all!

Thats why I love Eklund.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:06 PM

good riddance you f'in pylon!

All I have to say about Holland and our off-season:

Here in this thread

Here in this one as well

Here in this one too

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Holland is a damn good GM. period.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:16 PM

Ha! Glad he got his raise, sad to see Toronto continue to go down hill.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:26 PM

Colby Armstrong for 3 mil per year and now this? Burke has been a disaster in TO.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:28 PM


I was there that night, I remember when he went down it looked like he was out for a second, he just went stiff. that night was when Yzerman was inducted into the hall of fame, there were more Red Wing fans in attendance than Leaf fans it was awesome.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:36 PM

never understood the hatred here for lebda. a solid d-man with speed. obviously 1.45M would've been too steep for the wings so good for him getting that deal, but you guys are s***ting on him like he was a scrub. am i the only one that actually liked this guy (a little)?


I've always felt he was a respectable 5/6 Dman on this team, he paired quite well with Lilja, and IMO was better than Meech...Is Burke looking to replace Ian White's speed on the blueline?

Now with that said - Burke probably could've gotten him for $1 million per season.

His speed was the only thing he had going for him. Fortunately the speed of his game didn't coincide with the rest of the guys on the ice at the time. He was poor at best with two thirds of his game.

I don't hate him. Good for him getting over paid and putting himself under the microscope there in Toronto. He will probably will play decent now. Typical of past Wings that have moved on.

I recall a few ex-Leaf Dmen help our beloved Red Wings to a few Cups :lol:

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:39 PM

Am I the only person laughing at the Leaf fans on HFBoards trying to justify this terrible, terrible deal?

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:42 PM

Ding, dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? Brett Lebda B****!...

Sorry... got overexcited :ph34r:

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:45 PM

Bye Bye Brett.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:49 PM

double post.

Edited by Hockey13Playa, 07 July 2010 - 08:49 PM.

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#53 Mickey Redmond

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:52 PM

probably the funniest thing I have ever read


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:03 PM

Toronto has almost $28 million invested in 8 defensemen.


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:04 PM

So long Lebda! Hello.... E and Meech??!

aww, crap.

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:07 PM

So happy right now. This season keeps looking better and better. Now Mr. Modano...

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:07 PM

So long Lebda! Hello.... E and Meech??!

aww, crap.

wow. nice avatar. didn't recognize you there right away.
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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:07 PM


...Is this for real?

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:13 PM

Wow. Can't believe any team out there is willing to give Lebda this kind of money. I've actually liked alot of Burke's signings. But this one is beyond laughable. Lebda is a bum. Maple Leaf fans will find that out real quick. Only thing going for Lebda at this point is his speed. He can still burn. But he's a joke defensively, and his offense has fallen off the map for years now.


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 09:17 PM

thats where he belongs :)

ah who we gonna rag on every game now dammit

take it easy lebda hope the rest of your career is good.

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