Thread: Confirmed with Link: Bell and Bickel Waived (10/5: Both clear)
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10-04-2011, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by AlphaQUp View Post
Torts wants to upgrade the defense? Right now we're loaded with bottom paring/borderline NHLers.

So if by upgrade he means bringing in a top 4 d-man, we'll be trading away something of value. Anything less than a top 4 guy wouldn't be considered an "upgrade" over what we have now.
Outside of MDZ I would say:

Eminger
Bickel
Bell

are all borderline NHLers.

And with Staal out, that leaves 3 top-4 defenseman.

McDonagh
Sauer
Girardi

(2) of which are sophomores (McDonagh hasn't even played a full-season yet in the NHL).

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