TSN: Canucks, Leafs ask Francis to waive no-trade clause
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03-09-2004, 10:41 AM
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hmm, thats interesting. Why do the Leafs need him? I can understand the Canucks if Bert is out for the season, or atleast a long time. But I dunno if this is the right guy. I would have thought that Satan would be a better option, but more costly too I suppose.
They need him because they're concerned with Nieuwendyk's health status. At this point they're not comfortable with Robert Reichel or Nik Antropov in that #2 slot in the playoffs, should Joey go down.
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