RecklessReilly Posted December 12, 2019 Share Posted December 12, 2019 Was thinking about this one while driving home yesterday. To Leafs: Michael Ferland To Canucks: 2021 or 2020 4th round pick & Nick Petan Reasoning... For the leafs If Ferland continues to have problems with his health he doesn't fit our need for a steady top 6 guy. However, he does meet Toronto's need for grit (with speed). The thinking is the leafs would be okay sitting him until the playoffs start. Then have him for a playoff run. Worst case Ferland never gets better, they send him to Robidas Island. Of all teams they can afford it. For the Canucks - Free us up from a contract, gives us room to make a move for a top 6 winger. We still have enough grit to get buy, and could easily acquire more in a bottom 6 capacity if we feel the need. - Petan is a decent contract, but is more just to balance money a bit. Might play spot duty Summary I know the leafs are up against cap (roughly 1.5m in space). However, somehow they will always find a way to make it work. Especially if Ferland is on LTIR until playoffs. Could be way off, especially with Leafs cap situation. Seemed like a decent fit to me. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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