Leafs get John-Michael Liles for pick

Updated: June 24, 2011, 8:43 PM ET
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman John-Michael Liles from the Colorado Avalanche in return for a second-round draft pick in 2012.

Liles, 30, had one year remaining on his deal, which carries a $4.2 million cap hit.

The pick the Avalanche are getting originally belonged to the Boston Bruins, and the Leafs previously acquired it in a trade.

Liles had six goals and a career-high 40 assists in 76 games with Colorado last season.

Liles, who has played his ...

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