The Leafs are buying out Mikhail Grabovski. 2nd compliance buyout.
— David Alter (@DavidAlter590) July 4, 2013
In a curious decision, a little over a year after signing him to a 5 year contract, at 5.5 million dollars on March 6th, 2012, the Leafs are going to be using their second compliance buyout on Mikhail Grabovski. With Tyler Bozak hopefully not resigning in Toronto, Toronto has only Kadri in their top 2 center slots. This almost certainly signals a trade of some sort, or Dave Nonis is making a very, very bad decision by buying out a very good player so that he can bring back an average player.
Here’s to hoping that this signals a trade for a legit 1C that fits the age group of the Leafs. Tomorrow is going to be interesting.
This will be interesting. TOR has a boatload of cap room…there is more to come
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 4, 2013
Leafs now have 2nd most cap space going into UFA season where many teams are strapped. Not sure whether to be excited or petrified.
— Dudgee (@Dudgee) July 4, 2013