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11-21-2003, 08:51 PM
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Yes it is but again what would the Canucks want with Eric Cairns, heck you can get him for a bag of cheese doodles and again I think the Isles would be more happy with a Babchuk and a 2 cause Babs is a couple of years away unlike Vish who would be stuck behind the four D we have now...
I never said that any team would make the deal, just that it's even value wise. But the Canucks could use a big enforcer like Cairns, especially considering that Cairns does have the ability to play a regular NHL shift as a 6th d-man. If he was acquired, a d-man would have to be moved, likely Slegr. This is why this deal makes some sense from a Canucks' perspective(although I think they may just either stick with their current "enforcing" situation or pick up a no talent goon for really cheap...).
As for Babchuk, I
doubt he's available, especially for Parrish. He'll be the Hawks #1 d-man for the next decade...
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