Leafs acquire Mayers
St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today the club has acquired a 2008 3rd round draft pick, 70th overall, from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Jamal Mayers.An interesting move for the rebuilding Maple Leafs, who take on a quality 33-year-old checking-line winger whose cap hit is $1.33-million for 2008-09 and 2009-10.
“I want to thank Jamal for everything he has done for the Blues and the city of St. Louis,” said Davidson. “We wish Jamal and his family nothing but the best in his hometown of Toronto.”>> team release
Toronto really only has eight forwards signed at the moment, so this is likely simply a matter of getting a body to help out.