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Report: Kaberle grants Leafs permission to only talk with Bruins
Posted By DJ Bean On February 15, 2011 @ 5:14 pm In General | No Comments
According to Sportsnet.ca , Maple Leafs  defenseman Tomas Kaberle  would be willing to accept a trade to the Bruins. In fact, Sportsnet is reporting that the defenseman, who has a no trade clause in his contract, has granted the Maple Leafs permission to discuss a deal with only Boston.
Additionally, The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta has tweeted the talks between the two teams do not involve the Bruins sending the Maple Leafs’ first-round pick , acquired in the Phil Kessel  trade, back to Toronto.
Kaberle will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli told WEEI.com last month that the Bruins were interested in adding a defenseman who could log substantial minutes. Kaberle, who has three goals and 33 assists for 36 points, has averaged 22:34 of ice time this season.
The Maple Leafs traded forward Kris Versteeg to the Flyers on Monday night, with Toronto general manager Brian Burke saying “we’re not done yet.”
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 Sportsnet.ca: http://www.sportsnet.ca/
 Maple Leafs: http://media.weei.com/hockey/toronto-maple-leafs.htm
 Tomas Kaberle: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tomas-kaberle.htm
 do not involve the Bruins sending the Maple Leafs’ first-round pick: http://twitter.com/TheFourthPeriod/statuses/37630272111386625
 Phil Kessel: http://media.weei.com/hockey/phil-kessel.htm
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