Monday Morning Musings, With “The Big E”: Cheering For The Future Maple Leafs!

March 15th, 2010 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
The Toronto Maple Leafs are a lot of fun to watch these days aren't they? They are young, fast, skilled, and they are almost all fighting for a job. So what happens next?

We are all as fans, arm chair GM's, and we all have our own idea of what Brian Burke is supposed to do next. The fact is, I'm not sure any of us would have been able to do or accomplish what Burke has so far.

Even if Tomas Kaberle does in fact get dealt on draft day this offseason, what the Leafs are left with is a formidable defense corps that will likely be spoken of as one of the best in the league. If Kaberle stays, which he might, there are rumors of contract talks, it will be arguably the best for sure.

With Tomas Kaberle, Mike Komisarek, Dion Phaneuf, Luke Schenn, Carl Gunnarsson, and Francois Beauchemin, I can't remember an entire Leafs defensive corps that could be so potentially dominant.

There have for sure been dominant pairs, but not an entire group that has this kind of potential.

Even if you take Kaberle out of the equation, and insert some more youth, like Aulie, Oreskovic, Mikus, and let's not forget about Jonas Frogren, the Leafs should ...

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