Mikhail Grabovski to be bought out

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Mikhail Grabovski - 3/18/2013
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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.

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  • WendelGilmour

    Wow. Something is definitely up.

    • Benny8TheGreat

      WendelGilmour It bloody well better be.

  • LeafsBrass

    making room for flozak

  • mike1994

    fucked.

  • mike1994

    fucked..

  • mike1994

    fucked..

  • Reimocerous

    Something is coming for sure. They needed the dollars right now. And my guess it is not just to sign Bozak.

    • Great Dane

      Reimocerous I do hope you are right

    • Great Dane

      Reimocerous I do hope you are right

    • Bryan93

      Reimocerous Agreed, if they knew they wanted to keep Bozak they could have done this earlier.  I am guessing they have come to terms with Weiss or a trade is about to go down

      • Great Dane

        Bryan93 Reimocerous would be logical

      • Great Dane

        Bryan93 Reimocerous would be logical

  • djamon

    canuckintheuk Of course not.

  • Great Dane

    If this is any indication that Bozak is going to resign it is a major disappointment

  • mcloki

    Sorry to see you go Grabo. Put together a highlight package for sure. This is crazy. Where are teh Leafs getting squeezed for salary cap?

  • mcloki

    Sorry to see you go Grabo. Put together a highlight package for sure. This is crazy. Where are teh Leafs getting squeezed for salary cap?