Jake Gardiner recalled to Leafs.
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01-27-2013, 12:34 PM
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He was most likely going to be a healthy scratch against the Rangers so instead of sitting him in the pressbox they got him some game action to get his legs under him. Now the Marlies don't play for a while so it makes sense.
Yes it also screws him out of the NHL pay rate too. He gets 10 grand a game in the NHL and $800 per in the AHL. Why bag skate a guy after an off night when you can squeeze him for 9Gs as a motivator? Frattin got a taste of that too.
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