It’s the middle of August, which means that Hockey Twitter is probably yelling at each other about someone suggesting that the Leafs should sign Cody Franson or something weird like th-
I really believe this guy could be a superstar if he gets just one more chance in addition to the 37 chances he’s already had without any team ever liking him enough to keep him around https://t.co/UDixp9Zq67
— Scott T. (@NHLFlyera) August 8, 2018
Okay, we’re literally yelling at each other about Cody Franson today. It was only a matter of time; the 31-year-old right-handed defenceman is still on the market, and his career comes with the two most important ingredients you need to make a player polarizing in our niche corner of the internet: a career relative Corsi in one strong direction, and a commitment to usage in the other direction. Great possession numbers but stuck in the press box? Social media fight. Gets shelled but signs a long-term deal? Social media fight. It’s the most predictable scenario in the world, yet we fall for it whenever we need something to talk about.---
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