Worst Offseason Signings of 2009: Which Toronto Maple Leafs Made the List?

November 7th, 2009 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
For many NHL general managers, free agency is akin to Christmas. This summer was no exception, question is, did NHL GM’s get what they asked for or did Santa pull a fast one and leave a knock-off in their stockings?

To be fair, we are just 15 games (For many NHL teams) into the 2009-10 NHL season, that said, some key free agent signings are under performing, which has some GM’s shaking their heads.

It is difficult to tell if the early results will continue, but, when it comes to poor offseason signings, this year's list is both long and alarming, especially when you consider the names on the list.

Here are my thoughts on the 10 worst offseason signings of 2009-10.

Mike Komisarek Through 14 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs has no points and a plus/minus rating of -10, which leads the Leafs. Komisarek’s penchant for taking untimely/undisciplined penalties has directly led to more than a few Leaf losses and his poor decision making in his own zone is becoming a nightly occurrence.

“Fortunately” (insert sarcasm here) for the Leafs, general manager Brian Burke has Komisarek signed for five years, which should be ample time f ...

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