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10-10-2003, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by oilers_guy_eddie
The past couple of days I've been wondering if it would be worthwhile to take the money that had been earmarked for Mike Comrie and offer it to Oleg Tverdovsky. I don't know if Tivo is even eligible to return to the NHL this season, and I don't know if he'd be willing to come back for the money I'm picturing (I would think the Oilers might be able to find somewhere around $2 million if they look under the cushions...) but ... do you guys think the idea has any merit? The guy is certainly a more than decent puck-carrying and puck-passing defenseman, he'd be a boost to the powerplay, and although he's not a physical presense, he's at least aware of what his defensive responsibilities are.

The Oilers might have a few bucks more than that to spend. The Canadian dollar jumped by just over one cent today and that saves the Oilers at least 600,000 unless my math is totally out to lunch.

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