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Old Posted Jul 16, 2011, 9:05 PM
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The Leafs are paying so much for Connolly because they can afford to. Even if he bombs, it's not like there's a wealth of centres they're missing out on. His contract is only two years and it'll take that long for a true #1 centre to come out of the Leafs development system. Who knows, maybe he'll be healthy from now on. At worst he's a two year stopgap.