The price of toughness? Apparently a conditional sixth round pick.
In a classic Brian Burke move, he made good on two stereotypes today. One, he likes tough guys; and two, he is loyal.
The Maple Leafs also announced forward Nikolai Kulemin has been sent to the AHL's Toronto Marlies.
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