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Only hours after his five-year tenure in Toronto had come to an end, Mikhail Grabovski was still trying to sort out the emotions of what had just occurred. Womens Wizards Jerseys . "Im [expletive] happy right now," he told exclusively early on Thursday evening, shortly after the Maple Leafs announced that they had exercised their second compliance buyout on the 29-year-old. With the sting of the wound being realized, Grabovski changed tune considerably in a frustrating diatribe that took aim most poignantly at Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle.  "Of course I feel [expletive] sad," he continued in a lengthy conversation, minutes later, "I played [expletive] five years here. Im supposed to feel upset about that. I loved it [here]. Toronto fans are one of the best fans in the world." Grabovski finished a disappointing and altogether uninspired 2013 with poor numbers, compiling just nine goals and 16 points in 48 games, used almost exclusively in a checking role under Carlyle. While he performed with renewed fire and urgency in the playoffs, Grabovski ultimately finished goalless against the Bruins, adding just two assists in seven games.  Unwilling to rock the boat throughout the season, which saw the Leafs reach the playoffs for the first time since 2004, Grabovski kept silent, but held nothing back in his feelings toward Carlyle after ties with the organization were effectively cut. "I play in the [expletive] Russian KHL, I make lots of [expletive] points and whats going to happen? He make me [expletive] play on the fourth line and he put me in the playoffs on the fourth line and third line again," Grabovski spewed. "Yeah, I dont score goals. I need to work more about that. I know that. But if you feel support from your coach [youll find success]. I dont feel any support from this [expletive] idiot." Grabovski found a favourite in Ron Wilson, from whom Carlyle took over in the latter stages of the 2011-2012 season, scoring 20 goals three times upon being acquired from Montreal. Inked to a hefty five-year, $27.5 million extension just three days after Wilson was fired in March of 2012, Grabovski never found a similar connection or rapport with Carlyle. Communication – or lack thereof – was in some ways at the crux of the matter. Grabovski and the head coach rarely spoke, most of the conversation instead streaming through assistant coaches Greg Cronin and Scott Gordon. "Wilson [expletive] pushed me same hard as this," Grabovski said, months of frustration finally bubbling to the surface, "but dont be an [expletive] with me. If you dont like something tell [expletive] right away, dont put me on the bench, healthy scratch [me] or something. Dont put me on a [expletive] third line and then [expletive] play me six minutes in a game." Due to be married to his long-time girlfriend on Friday, the news unquestionably took Grabovski by surprise. Initially he called the buyout – which will offer the Leafs a boost in cap space with free agency looming on Friday – a "good present" from the organization and looked ahead to the opportunity he would find elsewhere. He added that hed find motivation from the dismissal, just as he had upon being traded from the Canadiens five years – almost to the day – earlier. "People always in life motivate me," he said. According to Leafs general manager Dave Nonis, the Leafs desired "cap flexibility" in parting ways with Grabovski and ultimately they chose that flexibility – be it with Tyler Bozak, Stephen Weiss or whomover they manage to acquire – over Grabovski. After buying out Mike Komisarek a day earlier, the organization projects to have upwards of $24 million available heading into free agency period, though they have the likes of Nazem Kadri, Cody Franson, Carl Gunnarsson, Jonathan Bernier and Mark Fraser still to sign. Grabovski spent the early months of the most recent lockout in the KHL with CKSA Moscow and wouldnt rule out the league as an option for his next opportunity, though there figures to be NHL interest with a dearth of quality centremen available. "I need to work harder," he concluded, taking time to thank his teammates, equipment managers and fans, "I need to be smarter, I need to play harder, need to play better and score a lot of goals and do what I do the best." Cheap Wizards Jerseys .Y. -- Jayna Hefford scored the winning goal Friday as Canada survived a scare with a 4-3 win over Sweden at the Four Nations womens hockey tournament. Troy Brown Jr. Jersey . But Bourque, who has missed three games with a lower-body injury, wont be in the lineup when the Habs travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres on Wednesday. . -- Matt Rupert scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the London Knights extended their win streak to nine games by defeating the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Australia have claimed the inaugural womens rugby sevens gold medal with a 24-17 victory over New Zealand in the final in Rio.The Australians entered the womens competition as raging gold medal favourites and they didnt disappoint despite a nervy start in the final.The Kiwis started the stronger as they kept Australia inside their own half with some robust defence. The pressure eventually told as Kayla McAllister forced her way over to score out wide after four minutes.Australia looked to hit back immediately and they very nearly did so as Emma Tonegato broke free deep inside New Zealand territory. The Aussie flyer was cut down in a fine covering tackle, but she would not be denied a short while later as she crossed out wide. There looked to be some doubt about her grounding of the ball, but the referee and her assistants awarded the try after a brief consultation.The Aussies had the momentum from tthere and they would go into halftime at 10-5 up after New Zealands Portia Woodman was sent to the Sin bin for a deliberate knock down. Dwight Howard Jersey. Evania Pelite then rubbed salt into the wound as she raced to the corner to give the Pearls their five-point advantage.The Australians were first to score after the break as Ellia Green finished off a sweeping move to extend the lead to 17-5 after the conversion was successful.Charlotte Caslick then put the game beyond doubt as she took a quick tap and had too much speed for the New Zealand defence.McAlister crossed for her second and then Portia Woodman added another consolation try for New Zealand, but the damage had already been done with Australia claiming trans-Tasman bragging rights in their first Olympic rugby showdown. ' ' '