Thread: Speculation: Defensive curiosity.
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11-27-2012, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by RealisticLeaf55 View Post
I was wondering if the wings were targeting any specific defensemen before the lockout occured. When Lidstrom left it created a hard to replace hole in the back-end so I am wondering who the wings were aiming for to fill that hole?

My only guesses were as following:

Ryan Suter (who wouldn't go for him?)

Jay Bouwmeester (probably wrong on that one)

Justin Schultz (Everyone was in on that)
Yeah, that pretty much covers the plan. I think Bouwmeester was less of target given what it would cost to sign/trade for him. Both Suter and Schultz could be acquired for nothing other than cap space. However we ended up getting Carlo Colaiacovo so I'm pretty sure we are all set on defense!

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