Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Hurricanes sign M-A Gragnani (1 year, 2-way)
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07-11-2012, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Ziggy Stardust View Post
Where are you getting 9 defensemen from? I see 6 on their roster with Gleason, Faulk, Pitkanen, McBain, Corvo, Harrison. That goes up to 7 if you include Gragnani. Unless you think Ryan Murphy will step in and play, that makes it 8. Guessing you are also including Bobby Sanguinetti as part of your 9. Three of those 9 players aren't guaranteed to be on their opening night roster.
We have 9 players that need to clear waivers to go to the A, be sent back to Juniors, or are just guaranteed roster spots. That's 9 players that are going to be in camp with the ability to make the roster and if they don't, be lost to the organization for good or for the year. Not sure Sangs or MAG passes through waivers. Although GMs seem to let most guys pass through out of a gentlemens agreement after camp.

To me it looks like a trade is coming or Murphy is going back. But, we actually may carry 8 D to start the season because you know Murphy will get his 9 games in.

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