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01-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Jack de la Hoya
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Originally Posted by tarheelhockey View Post
Weird deal indeed.

Boucher was a good guy here. It's too bad about the injury problems. Good luck to him as he winds down his career.

I was fairly high on Alt's raw physical ability, but he seemed to hit a wall at the beginning of last season. Hadn't really thought about him in quite a while.

This may be a case of the Hurricanes just needing to clear roster spots more than anything.
That's about the only thing that makes sense.

Whatever Alt's limits or stagnation, he's still a much better prospect than Pither, and Boucher, when healthy, is a serviceable goalie. He was and remains immensely popular here.

Don't know if this signals some injury concern with Leighton, or whether it is just a precautionary move, but it is hard to find fault on the Flyers end here.

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