Thread: Confirmed with Link: Lightning claim Tim Wallace (NYI) off waivers
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02-23-2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by pattyb91 View Post
Wallace gives his all every shift and plays his role well in my opinion. Solid pick-up for their 4th line.
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Originally Posted by xECK29x View Post
Damn I had a feeling he would be claimed, he is a good role player and a great AHL player and leader. He played a good grind game but he hands are better suited for the AHL. Would have loved to have him for Bridgeports playoff run.
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Originally Posted by mitchy22 View Post
My issue is not that Wallace is being waived. My issue is that you could easily make the case that Wallace has been more effective in his role than two other guys on our roster who we brought in on purpose at the NHL level earning NHL dollars. Wallace came in and played the 4th line grinding role just fine. I never saw him let up in the effort department. I also saw him try a few things with the puck that 4th liners don't tend to do. Of course, he did some of that with Pandolfo at center (who is basically a black hole for offense.)

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