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2010 NHL Entry Draft: Don't expect a Toronto trade

Jun 25, 2010, 5:53 PM EDT

Tomas Kaberle has been a mainstay on the trade rumor mills all offseason, as the Maple Leafs look to move him before his NTC kicks in on July 1.

Just don’t expect that trade to happen today.

Brian Burke, talking to the media here in Los Angeles less than an hour before the draft kicks off, said that nothing was in the works for a Maple Leafs trade. There were a number of rumors flying about concerning Kaberle last night and this morning, but it seems that’s all they were.

As we countdown to free agency starting on July 1, however, expect those rumors to kick into full gear.

Burke has said he’s received a number of offers for Kaberle, but nothing to make him pull the trigger before the draft.

  1. coldcraig - Jun 25, 2010 at 7:02 PM

    You’re incorrect Brandon. Tomas Kaberle’s NTC kicks in mid-august.

  2. Random - Jun 25, 2010 at 9:11 PM

    Trade kaberle already toronto fans want a star forward

  3. hockey rules - Jun 25, 2010 at 9:18 PM

    coldcraig; you’re an idiot. kaberle’s NTC kicks in June 25, 2010 @ 7:00 pm and ends Aug. 15….you moron.

  4. hockey scout - Jun 25, 2010 at 10:24 PM

    your a dumbass he no trade is over it ended today and starts up at aug 15 youdumb ass learn your fact you fucking moron if you going to put your 2 cents in learn your facts about hockey

  5. Anonymous - Jun 26, 2010 at 1:24 AM

    It kicks in July first and ends in mid August.

  6. keon67 - Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 PM

    It’s called a no trade clause which is not in effect from June 25 to aug.15. Aug 15 it kicks back in

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