TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs stood pat Wednesday, deciding that the cost to make a move on trade deadline day was too much. Wholesale Thunder Jerseys . "We would have been hurting ourselves long-term and we werent prepared to do that," Dave Nonis, Torontos senior vice-president and general manager, told reporters. Nonis, who said he made plenty of calls to test the waters, said the asking prices were high and the talent on offer limited. The sense he got was there might be more movement come the summer. "There wasnt a lot available in general," he said. "I think deals that changed the look of your team seemed to happen at the draft." Nonis acknowledged that his team had been up and down, putting the onus on the Leafs to return to their winning ways before the Olympic break. "If we do, we should be fine. And if we dont, then were going to have some difficulties," he said. "But its not a bad team. I think weve got a good core group. Were very young still." Nonis said he did get trade inquiries, pointing to younger players like rookie defenceman Morgan Rielly -- who turns 20 on Sunday. "Morgan Riellys easy to move today. But it doesnt makes sense to us." He said the team could have got some "pretty good high picks" for some of its players facing unrestricted free agency this summer. One of those is forward Dave Bolland, who is recovering from a tendon injury. There is no time frame on his return, with Nonis saying some movement was still causing him discomfort. "Its going to take however long it takes. Im hopeful and confident that hell be back this year," said Nonis. Bolland had surgery after being checked into the board by Zack Kassian in a 4-0 loss in Vancouver on Nov. 2. Asked about taking on other teams unrestricted free agents via trade, Nonis said either the price was too high or he felt the Leafs already had comparable players. "Why pay a price for nothing? Asked how close the Leafs were to being a Stanley Cup contender, Nonis said the salary cap has changed the NHL landscape so that anyone who gets into the post-season has a chance to win it all. "Are there favourites? No question, Would I put ourselves in as a favourite? No. But I think you saw in the last year we were pretty close to moving on." Toronto, which took Boston to seven games in the first round of last seasons playoffs, was 32-23-8 going into Wednesday nights game in New York against the Rangers. Other Leafs who are eligible to become unrestricted free agents after the season are forwards Nikolai Kulemin, Jay McClement, Mason Raymond and Troy Bodie, and defenceman Paul Ranger. Al Wood Jersey . The Incheon-based tea, of the Korea Baseball Organization said the deal for the 35-year-old Scott included a $50,000 signing bonus. Scott reached the major leagues with Houston in 2005 and hit 23 homers or more for Baltimore each year from 2008-10. Terrance Ferguson Jersey . Jacobs scored two in the first end, but Jahr briefly took charge with two in the second end and two more in the third. Jacobs, from Sault. Marie, Ont., gave Canada some breathing room, following his big fourth end by adding two more points in the fifth to go up 7-4. MAINZ, Germany -- Germany thrashed Armenia 6-1 in the sides last friendly match before the World Cup but influential midfielder Marco Reus participation in the tournament was left hanging in the balance on Friday. Reus was helped off the pitch before the break after twisting his left ankle while challenging Artur Yedigaryan for the ball. Reus immediately dropped to the grass and appeared in considerable pain. Team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt shook his head as he assisted the Borussia Dortmund player off the pitch. Reus was taken to the hospital to determine the full extent of the injury. "Hes getting checked out now and we have to wait for the diagnosis," Germany coach Joachim Loew said. "I saw it at halftime and you could see it was swollen. I hope its nothing to do with the ligaments. We hope, of course, that hes not out (of the World Cup)." Lukas Podolski, who came on for Reus, put on a man-of-the-match performance by setting up three goals and scoring another. "When he plays like this hes hard to stop," Loew said. Podolski whipped in a cross for Andre Schuerrle to beat Armenia keeper Roman Berezovsky at the near post in the 52nd. Henrikh Mkhitaryan equalized with a penalty in the 69th, when he sent Dortmund teammmate Roman Weidenfeller the wrong way. Lonnie Shelton Jersey . Another Dortmund player, Kevin Grosskreutz, conceded the spot kick a minute after coming on as a substitute. Podolski responded with a goal of his own in the 69th after a good assist from Arsenal teammate Mesut Ozil and Benedikt Hoewedes made it 3-1 at the second attempt a minute after that. Podolski then crossed for Miroslav Klose to head his record 69th international goal in the 77th. The veteran striker had shared Germanys goal-scoring record with Gerd Mueller. Podolski set up Mario Goetze for the fifth goal in the 82nd, before Klose laid the ball back for Goetze to claim his second in the 89th. The game, however, was overshadowed by Reus injury. There was better news from Loews perspective on Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger, who returned after recovering from an ankle and knee injury respectively. Lahm played the first half in midfield alongside Sami Khedira, who made way with half an hour remaining for Schweinsteiger. Ozil, who hit the post, answered some of his recent critics with an encouraging performance. "We were fresher after the days off but now we need training in Brazil to get used to the climate," Loew said. The German squad leaves for Brazil on Saturday. ' ' '
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