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03-15-2011, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Pyrophorus View Post
Bingo. The only team he can play for this season (reg and playoffs) is the Leafs.

Who who nab a player, to pay him salary just to see him walk on July 1?
2 reasons.

First and foremost is to see if the guy can handle NHL minutes. Most of the players that are in this situation are tweeners.

Second, the team is giving him an audition to see if he's worthy of another chance.

BOLD: Playoff bound teams do this every year...

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