Thread: Jason Weimer
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11-11-2003, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Hossa
Weimer may have been waived by the Islanders. Now, we have the last or second last chance to get this guy on waivers, but I would like to put in a claim for him. We may not get him, but I think he could really help us.

He provides size, leadership, grit and he has the skill to play a regular shift, easily. I'd rather him on the ice than Van Allen, and considering our injury woes, it might not be a bad idea. The downside is that he makes 1.6 million. I don't know how long his contractt runs for, but this is the type of player I wouldn't mind picking up for the playoffs. Well, I say we pick him up right now.

IMO Wiemer is also better than Varada.

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