Mike Komisarek’s hall of fame career with the Toronto Maple Leafs has come to an end. Yes, the Leafs did buy him out.
Komisarek signed a 5-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, averaging $4.5 million per season on July 1st, 2009. On January 2, 2010, Komisarek injured his shoulder in a game against the Calgary Flames, and on February 3, 2010, it was revealed he would require season-ending surgery. This also meant Komisarek would miss the 2010 Winter Olympics, as he was chosen to represent Team USA.
On March 20, 2013 Komisarek was placed on waivers by the Toronto Maple Leafs. On March 21, 2013, he cleared waivers and with his permission he was assigned to the Maple Leafs American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. Komisarek appeared in only four games with the Maple Leafs this season.
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