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HOCKEY WORLD WEIGHS IN AS LEAFS SIGN KADRI
Social media reaction, as you’d expect, poured in quickly from all corners of the hockey world. Here’s just a sampling.
— Nazem Kadri (@43_Kadri) September 11, 2013
— Jake Gardiner (@Jgardiner272) September 11, 2013
— Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) September 11, 2013
Like the lockout, the Kadri-Leafs saga was always going to come down to a serious deadline. Tomorrow morning was definitely a deadline.
— David Alter (@DavidAlter590) September 11, 2013
With Kadri signed, is there still room in Toronto for Mason Raymond (going to camp on tryout)? Leafs still have to re-sign Franson.
— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) September 11, 2013
5.8 million despite the fact you haven't played 100 regular season games in the NHL. Not a bad deal. #kadri
— Sid Seixeiro (@Sid_Seixeiro) September 11, 2013
And somewhere, Dave Nonis laughs evilly as he recalibrates his PR death ray on Cody Franson…
— Down Goes Brown (@DownGoesBrown) September 11, 2013
Kadri's cap number is just about perfect for what he's done to date. And now he gets 160 odd games to prove he's worth more.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) September 11, 2013
Leafs signed Kadri!!!!!! Finally!! #leafsnation
— keara . (@itskearamarie) September 11, 2013
— Oskar Falkenberg (@OskarFalkenberg) September 11, 2013
Kadri finally signs after realizing that he's not worth $5 million after playing 30 good games in his career
— Jesse Haman (@JHam0528) September 11, 2013
— Charlotte Pang (@thatwasntfunny) September 11, 2013
Leafs fans are worried Kadri will want a ton of dough in two years. Doesn't that mean he will be a superstar in two years? Sounds good to me
— Josh Beneteau (@jbenny15) September 11, 2013
WELCOME BACK @43_Kadri!!!!!!!!
— James Alcock (@CanadanCockster) September 11, 2013
— Arjun Gulati (@ArjunG10) September 11, 2013
Glad my fave Leaf will not only be back for two years but I can keep him as a keeper in fantasy @43_Kadri thx for last years undefeated run
— Jon Kancir (@JKancir) September 11, 2013
Glad Kadri signed so Leaf fans can concentrate on celebrating their fantasy of a playoff team.
— John Barbour (@jbfuzz1) September 11, 2013
— Ronaji Naranjo (@bomnomnom) September 11, 2013
CHRISTMAS HAS COME EARLY KADRI SIGNED FOR TWO YEARS THANK YOU @MapleLeafs
— Megan Hartwick :) (@meganhartwick) September 11, 2013