Found July 01, 2013 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
One minute Dave Bolland is scoring the game-winning goal to secure the Stanley Cup for the Blackhawks. The next minute he is enjoying the big parade in Chicago.And then the team traded him to the Toronto Maple Leaf during Sunday’s the NHL Draft. Such is the business side of that league, where the lowered salary cap for 2013-14 forces teams to clear out valued talent.Bolland knew his time in the Windy City was short. He fell into a fourth-line role with the Blackhawks last season. Since he earns $3.375 million, he realized he was vulnerable for cap reasons. “I’m excited to come to Toronto, where my whole hockey career began,” Bolland said in a telephone interview with Toronto scribes. “And it’s exciting to put on the Maple Leafs jersey and play at the ACC in front of Toronto fans where I grew up . . . I’m pretty much at a loss for words.”Vincent Lecavalier will become a free agent July 5 after getting a salary cap compliance buyout from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Forward Daniel Briere ...

Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks trade Bolland

Dave Bolland's Game 6 game winner is the last goal he'll score for the Chicago Blackhawks. The Stanley Cup champions traded Bolland to the Toronto Maple Leafs for three draft picks Sunday at the NHL draft. The Blackhawks received the 51st and 117th picks in this year's draft, and a fourth-rounder next season. The Boston Bruins had a 2-1 lead with 2 minutes left in Game...

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Patrick Kane Brings Stanley Cup on Stage at Jimmy Buffett Concert (Video)

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2013 NHL Draft: Chicago Blackhawks Select F Ryan Hartman

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Chicago Blackhawks ink Bryan Bickell to 4-year deal

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The outstanding Finnish call of Blackhawks-Bruins Game 6

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Patrick Kane brings Stanley Cup to Jimmy Buffett Concert, Parties Hard

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Bolland Traded To Toronto

#Leafs acquired Mimico's David Bolland from #Blackhawks for the 51st, 117th and a fourth-round pick in 2014. — Tim Wharnsby (@WharnsbyCBC) June 30, 2013
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