Report: Predators to buy out Lebda.

SPORTSNET.CA’s Nick Kypreos reports via Twitter the Nashville Predators have placed recently-acquired defenseman Brett Lebda on waivers as a likely precursor to buying out his contract. Lebda was dealt to the Predators as part of the trade which saw Cody Franson...

Maple Leafs land Franson, Lombardi from Predators.

KUKLA’S KORNER: reports the Toronto Star’s Damien Cox reports the Toronto Maple Leafs have dealt defenseman Brett Lebda and forward Robert Slaney to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Cody Franson and center Matthew Lombardi. Conditional picks could...