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    TOR Sign Joe Thornton to 1-Year Deal; $700K AAV

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    The Rangers need a center.... Just sayin.

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    And Thornton wants to win. That requires a playoff team, bare minimum... just sayin'.
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    2. Hearing several core Maple Leafs have personally pitched Joe Thornton on going to Toronto. The courtship is on and the interest is real. But one thing I’ve always been told about the future Hall of Famer: do not underestimate his loyalty to San Jose.
    https://www.sportsnet.ca/nhl/31-thou...l-free-agency/
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    I would have thought the re-up of Marleau to SJ would have made Thornton take one more kick of the can and if its not working out there, trade to Toronto at deadline if possible but who knows. Toronto would rather get him for nothing I guess.

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    He would have been a good get for the Rangers on a 1 yr deal.

    I'm concerned about the total lack of veterans and a team of 20 year olds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keirik View Post
    I'm curious why you haven't brought him up until now.

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    666 See, told ya. Guy is like a baby compared to Thornton

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    And Thornton wants to win. That requires a playoff team, bare minimum... just sayin'.
    OK and it's either SJ or Toronto as landing spots... How much better were those teams records last season? Oh.. Worse than the Rangers....... Just sayin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    I'm curious why you haven't brought him up until now.
    lol
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    "Everyone says you should be a good loser. If you’re a good loser, you’re a loser."
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    "Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence."
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    Signed. One year deal. OP updated.
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    I can't tell if the Leaf signings are good or if they're just signing washed up guys to try to replicate what Dallas did.

    Now they have Spezza and Thornton. Two guys at center who can't really play anymore.
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    Glad he went elsewhere we met our quota of signing a guy who can't play anymore already this offseason. Let JT chase his cup in Toronto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    I can't tell if the Leaf signings are good or if they're just signing washed up guys to try to replicate what Dallas did.

    Now they have Spezza and Thornton. Two guys at center who can't really play anymore.
    And Simmonds...

    It's even like the guys they've signed are proven winners. If anything, Thornton is just another choke artist.

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    A) id take Boyle on this team in a heartbeat

    B) I kinda wanted jumbo joe not gonna lie


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