Thread: Confirmed with Link: Stewart Signed
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08-08-2009, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Maxpac View Post
There's no way he passes threw waivers. Stewart has the potential to be a top middleweight / defensive forward in the league. His skating is pretty good, he beat players like Stortini and O'Brien + he's still a pretty young lad. IMO, he's an asset and not just a player to fill a spot.
He's also a guy with 1 point in 21 NHL games and who has had no PK time. That "potential" is a long ways from reality at this point. I like the guy, and while I don't think it's neccessary with such a cap friendly contract to risk losing him on waivers, it wouldn't surprise me if he passed through waivers unclaimed. People thought Jonathon Ferland was similarly valuable as a big, solid hitting defensive forward.

And Huggy Bear Stortini... he doesn't win many fights.

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