Jared Cowen won’t play for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, and the plan is to buy him out during the off-season.
That’s what GM Lou Lamoriello told the media as he discussed the trade deadline on Monday.
This announcement comes from reporters including ESPN’s Craig Custance:
Here’s the press conference itself, which touches on other issues.
If that buyout goes as planned, here’s the expected cost:
It’s been a tough season for Cowen, who obviously lost favor toward the end of his time with the Senators. At 25, he has time to turn things around … it just won’t happen with the Maple Leafs.