Discussion

Leafs finally move high-paid D Kubina

Updated: July 2, 2009, 12:06 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

The Atlanta Thrashers have acquired veteran defenseman Pavel Kubina and Tim Stapleton from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Colin Stuart and Garnet Exelby.

Kubina, a 2004 All-Star, has one year left on his deal at $5 million.

Kubina had become injury-prone in recent years, but played a full 82 games in 2008-09 for the first time since the 2001-02 season. He bolsters a young defensive corps in Atlanta that boasts 2008 third overall selection Zach Bogosian and 24-year old Tobias ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NHL HEADLINES