Leafs sign Mark Fraser to 1-Year, $1.275 million deal

Steve Dangle
July 30 2013 08:50AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have locked up Mark Fraser for the 2013-14 season.

Sportsnet 590 the Fan reporter Matt Brown broke the whole morning's events. Here's how the deal went down...

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - July 30, 2013 - Negative Nancy

Steve Dangle
July 29 2013 08:17PM


Look at those sex muffins, right?

 On this edition of the Steve Dangle Podcast, the boys talk about the Dave Nonis extension, the new Derek Boogaard, and our taking the show on the road.

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Monday Mailbag: July 29th

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 29 2013 03:00PM

I can't believe we agreed to a 7 year lease for this mail van..


Okay, now that we're done with that, there are actually enough questions to do another mailbag. Hopefully we can continue this throughout the year. In case you missed it, this was last week's 

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A John-Michael Liles buy-out?

Cam Charron
July 29 2013 01:06PM

-via Michael Miller

The Toronto Maple Leafs have already used both compliance buy-outs, on Mike Komisarek and then on Mikhail Grabovski. Should they need a third to dispatch themselves of John-Michael Liles' contract, they can do so starting... Friday it appears.

Per Article 13 of the Standard Player's Contract:

(c) The notice of termination shall be effective if given in the form attached as CBA Exhibit 20, with a copy to the NHLPA and Central Registry as follows:

  • (i) beginning the later of June 15 or forty-eight (48) hours after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals and ending at 5:00 p.m. New York time on June 30; and
  • (ii) For Clubs who have Club or Player elected Salary Arbitration filings pursuant to Article 12, within the forty-eight (48) hour period beginning on the third day following the later of: (i) the Club's receipt of its last salary arbitration award; or (ii) settlement of its last case (provided such award was received or such settlement occurred prior to 7:00 p.m. New York time; awards or settlements that occurred or were received at or after 7:00 p.m. New York time will be deemed to have occurred or received the following business day for purposes of this provision).

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Three things to know about Mark Fraser's arbitration hearing

Cam Charron
July 29 2013 10:19AM

So this is what we've learned in the last two days. Nick Kypreos and Darren Dreger both suggest that Mark Fraser wants $2-million when he goes to arbitration tomorrow:

Just an off-shoot of the Franson post from earlier, this Fraser arbitration is key to the Leafs offseason. Anything at $900k and under is a win because the Leafs can send him to the minors and it won't count against the cap.

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