Maple Leafs trade Lombardi to Coyotes for a draft pick


10:10 PM:

  • John Shannon via twitter: Shannon is hearing the Leafs could be retaining $1.5 million in cap space for Lombardi. Coyotes getting a $2 million cap hit for Lombardi.

9:19 PM:

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Matthew Lombardi to the Phoenix Coyotes for a conditional 2014 4th round draft pick. If Lombardi re-signs with the Coyotes, the pick becomes a 3rd rounder. Lombardi can play both center and wing.

  • Darren Dreger via twitter: The Maple Leafs will pay Lombardi’s $500,000 signing bonus, and will retain some salary in the deal.

Lombardi was in the last year of a 3 year, $10.5 million deal. He carried a salary and cap hit of $3.5 million.

Lombardi was drafted by Oilers in the 7th round, 215th overall in 2000. He went back into the draft in 2002, and was picked in the 3rd round, 90th overall.

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  1. #1 by hotwings at January 16th, 2013

    good return for lombo. next up, komi and connolly

  2. #2 by D at January 16th, 2013

    agreed

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