Rumors from Leaf land

The is reporting that the Maple Leafs are still a ways away from resigning defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo. In order to protect his rights the Leafs will have to make him a qualifying offer but the First of July.

Of grater interest is that at the bottom of the article there is a statement that the Leafs are unlikely to bring back “unrestricted free agents Bates Battaglia, Mike Peca, J.S. Aubin, Yanic Perreault, Travis Green and Jeff O’Neill.”
While HTR does realize that the Leafs may not want to bring all of these players back I find it interesting that they report that the Leafs will most likely not bring back Peca, a hardworking two way player.

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