"It is what it is," Carlos Sosa, Tucker's agent, told the Canadian Press.Apparently, Tucker refused to be put on waivers, like his former teamates Andrew Raycroft and Kyle Wellwood were today.
"We have been ready for this for a while. It is a business."
Tucker still has 3 years and $9 million worth of salary left. The Leafs would be on the hook for, as CBC Sports puts it: two-thirds, or $6 million US, over the next six years.
Tucker can be a gongshow with his undisciplined behaviour at times. He's easy to get rattled on most nights. But the 33 year-old has plenty of scoring and grit left in his tank. He'd be a great addition to any team, even at $3 million per season.
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