Thread: Confirmed with Link: Jackets sign Prospal
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07-23-2011, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by warcats61 View Post
Very happy with this signing. If he can stay healthy, this could be an absolute steal. Anyone know if he can play either wing? Also, who did he play with last year, in his time with NYR?
He only played LW or center with the Rangers.

He got paired with Gaborik a lot in his time with the Rangers because they had pretty good chemistry, but probably got moved around a bit too, I don't quite remember other than he was usually playing on the top line, or at least in the top six

Originally Posted by JACKETfan View Post
This is a nice signing, but not enough. 36 yr old forwards coming off injury don't excite me like they used to. (Thank Fedorov for that.)

I hope this doesn't signal the end of dealing.
Well the one good thing is that he did come back and play at the end of the year and in the playoffs for the Rangers and did well, so it's not like he was injured all year and hasn't played since. But like I said, i think there's some concern the knee might not hold up too well

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