NJD place Colin White and Trent Hunter on waivers [Cleared Waivers]
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08-02-2011, 10:10 AM
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I don't understand how people are comparing White to players like Foster and Sutton. This guy is an elite shutdown defenseman, and I'm not exaggerating that at all. This move is probably an even bigger shock than Florida waiving Grabner so there is obviously something behind the scenes here. There is no way the Devils would keep Salvador over White.
Plus, White would be a pretty good mentor coming from an organization like New Jersey. At 3M per, 1 more year there is no risk at all just like Barker.
EDIT - And he could have some serious value at the deadline to a contender.
Completely agreed. People are nuts if they think that we couldn't use White on our blueline, he would immediately be our 2nd best defenseman and a great leader for the youngsters, this seems like a no brainer to me.
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