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by Paul on 02/18/11 at 03:44 PM ET
via Darren Dreger tweet,
Colborne, Boston’s 1st in 2011 and a conditional pick for Kaberle the basis of the trade. Trade call still has to be made to close the deal.
added 1:08pm, via another Dreger tweet,
Bruins may have another deal involving Blake Wheeler in the works. Leafs not involved.
Update 2:52 PM,: As noted below, the trade is official—the Bruins traded Colborne and their first-round draft pick, not the Leafs,’ to Toronto for Kaberle, who the Bruins hope will join their lineup tonight. Colborne will report to the Marlies and, according to the CBC’s Jeff Marek, play against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday.
Brian Burke will conduct a press conference at 4 PM, and as noted previously, the Bruins did trade Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart to Atlanta for Rich Peverley and Boris Valabik. Capgeek.com reports that the Bruins will now have about $800,000 in salary cap space to work with.
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