Thread: Speculation: Luongo: The Neverending Story
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01-06-2013, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Cogburn View Post
And if we take a salary dump, that Burke might not be hot on buying out, like say, Komisarek? We only need the one, and Lombardi wasn't signed by Burke, and as far as I can tell Connolly is still usable. That gives you some flexibility later if a buyout would need to be done next year...just bringing it to the table again.
The Leafs are not in a position of needing to utilize any buyouts. They will not make a trade with the intent of moving cap at the cost of their own assets. Lombardi and Connolly will play themselves out of their current contracts; Komisarek could be bought out; but there is no point. The Leafs have breathing room and a few D injuries. No need to rid themselves of Komisarek.

Rielly and Gardiner are not going anywhere; I doubt the 1st moves either.

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