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Trade Marner Challenge

Created by: Janasazi
Initial Creation Date: Oct. 24, 2021
Published: Oct. 24, 2021
Team: 2021-22 Toronto Maple Leafs
Team Explanation
Disclaimer: I know this won’t happen but I just want to make a point that with how much he’s paid, his play AND attitude are inexcusable

The rules:

With Mitch Marner money you can get:
1. A whole line with forwards paid Kerfoot money 3.5 million
OR
2. 2 skilled forwards making roughly 5-5.5 million each
OR
3. A defensive pairing making 5-5.5 million each

So make ONE trade with ONE team that trades Mitch Marner for one of the things mentioned above.
Trades
1.
TOR
  1. Ehlers, Nikolaj
  2. Dubois, Pierre-Luc
WPG
  1. Marner, Mitchell
Retained Salary Transactions
  • Phil Kessel: $1,200,000 (15%)
DRAFT YEARROUND 1ROUND 2ROUND 3ROUND 4ROUND 5ROUND 6ROUND 7
2022
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2023
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2024
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ROSTER SIZESALARY CAPCAP HITOVERAGES TooltipBONUSESCAP SPACE
23$81,500,000$81,460,116$0$400,000$39,884
Left WingCenterRight Wing
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Ritchie, Nick
$2,500,000
LW
UFA - 2
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Matthews, Auston
$11,640,250
C
UFA - 3
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Nylander, William
$6,962,366
RW, LW
UFA - 3
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Tavares, John
$11,000,000
C
NMC
UFA - 4
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Dubois, Pierre-Luc
$5,000,000
C
RFA - 1
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Ehlers, Nikolaj
$6,000,000
RW, LW
UFA - 4
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Engvall, Pierre
$1,250,000
LW, C
UFA - 1
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Kerfoot, Alexander
$3,500,000
LW, C
UFA - 2
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Kase, Ondrej
$1,250,000
RW
UFA - 1
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Bunting, Michael
$950,000
LW
UFA - 2
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Kämpf, David
$1,500,000
C
UFA - 2
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Simmonds, Wayne
$900,000
RW, LW
NTC
UFA - 2
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Spezza, Jason
$750,000
C, RW
UFA - 1
Left DefenseRight DefenseGoaltender
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Muzzin, Jake
$5,625,000
LD
NTC
UFA - 3
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Brodie, TJ
$5,000,000
LD/RD
NTC
UFA - 3
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Mrázek, Petr
$3,800,000
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NTC
UFA - 3
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Rielly, Morgan
$5,000,000
LD
NMC
UFA - 1
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Holl, Justin
$2,000,000
RD
NTC
UFA - 2
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Campbell, Jack
$1,650,000
G
UFA - 1
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Dermott, Travis
$1,500,000
LD/RD
RFA - 2
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Liljegren, Timothy
$863,333
RD
RFA - 1
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Hutchinson, Michael
$725,000
G
UFA - 1
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Sandin, Rasmus
$894,167
LD
RFA - 1
ScratchesInjured Reserve (IR)Long Term IR (LTIR)
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Mikheyev, Ilya
$1,645,000
LW, RW
UFA - 1

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Oct. 24, 2021 at 1:52 p.m.
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Jets block your number
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Oct. 24, 2021 at 1:54 p.m.
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Quoting: IconicHawk
Jets block your number


I know, but my point is that this is what Marner money gets you and he isn’t worth that.
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Oct. 24, 2021 at 1:55 p.m.
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If you want to make it more absurd. Marner money can also get me Laine and Roslovic and still be under the cap
Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:03 p.m.
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Quoting: Janasazi
If you want to make it more absurd. Marner money can also get me Laine and Roslovic and still be under the cap


Keep in mind Roslovic makes less then 2M
Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:14 p.m.
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IMO the Leafs most realistic "trade" is to put him on waivers, and hope some team claims him. Leafs would have 11m to spend in new found cap.
Now I don't think it will happen this season. And please don't let Dubas be the GM spending that 11m
Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:27 p.m.
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Toffoli + Lehkonen + Savard + Tuch + 2nd for Marner + 4th. I know Marner is worth more but this actually isn't as bad as it seems. Leafs line up when healthy

Ritchie-Matthews-Nylander
Mikheyev-Tavares-Toffoli
Lehkonen-Kerfoot-Kase
Bunting-Kampf-Simmonds
Muzzin-Brodie
Reilly-Holl
Dermott-Savard
Liljegren
Spezza
Sandin
Campbell
Mrazek

Montreal lineup

Caufield-Suzuki-Marner
Drouin-Dvorak-Anderson
Hoffman-Perrault-Gallagher
Byron-Evans-Armia
Edmundson-Petry
Romanov-Chiarot
Kulak-Niku
Brooks
Pacquette
Price
Allen
Montembault
LTIR
Weber

Montreal would have to do some cap gymnastics but the money could work
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Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:38 p.m.
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IMO the Leafs most realistic "trade" is to put him on waivers, and hope some team claims him. Leafs would have 11m to spend in new found cap.
Now I don't think it will happen this season. And please don't let Dubas be the GM spending that 11m


this is ridiculous. he doesn’t have negative value.
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Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:46 p.m.
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Quoting: palhal
IMO the Leafs most realistic "trade" is to put him on waivers, and hope some team claims him. Leafs would have 11m to spend in new found cap.
Now I don't think it will happen this season. And please don't let Dubas be the GM spending that 11m


I don’t like the Marner contract. Never have. I’ve never liked the term on the Matthews contract. But god you guys. The kid has put up awesome numbers every year. People criticize his playoff performances but he still has decent numbers.

The leafs hit a hot goaltender last year. Otherwise they were well built for playoffs. They had the best team I’ve seen since 93.

Give the kid at least 20 games to get a monkey off his back. Same goes for the whole leaf team.

Tired of rabid so called fans.
Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:51 p.m.
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Quoting: faulkmydzingel
I don’t like the Marner contract. Never have. I’ve never liked the term on the Matthews contract. But god you guys. The kid has put up awesome numbers every year. People criticize his playoff performances but he still has decent numbers.

The leafs hit a hot goaltender last year. Otherwise they were well built for playoffs. They had the best team I’ve seen since 93.

Give the kid at least 20 games to get a monkey off his back. Same goes for the whole leaf team.

Tired of rabid so called fans.


I said that option was at end of this season.
Oct. 24, 2021 at 2:52 p.m.
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Quoting: faulkmydzingel
I don’t like the Marner contract. Never have. I’ve never liked the term on the Matthews contract. But god you guys. The kid has put up awesome numbers every year. People criticize his playoff performances but he still has decent numbers.

The leafs hit a hot goaltender last year. Otherwise they were well built for playoffs. They had the best team I’ve seen since 93.

Give the kid at least 20 games to get a monkey off his back. Same goes for the whole leaf team.

Tired of rabid so called fans.


Fans would be more sympathetic of Marner’s slump if his attitude was better.

It’s one thing to have a couple of bad games, all players have that. It’s another thing to go out there in front of the media and pretend that your poop doesn’t stink.

Marner clearly has a lot of work to do on his game, especially in high pressure situations where he chokes.

Fans just want him to be more self-aware and put in the work to rectify the situation.

Especially since he’s being paid close to 11 million dollars!
Oct. 24, 2021 at 3:04 p.m.
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BTW the rules surrounding cap circumvention outline that a player can not have his contract terminated then resign with the same team at a lower cap hit. It is the same thing as buying out a player then trying to resign him for less money.
 
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