Leafs finally move high-paid D Kubina
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 ...
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