Thread: Confirmed with Link: Jets claim Anthony Peluso off waivers from STL
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01-16-2013, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by WJG View Post
I know Thorburn probably isn't in the long term plans, but I really like him. I think he's also one of the most well liked Jets in the locker room. Burmistrov said Thorburn really helped cheer him up and feel comfortable when he went through his slump last summer, he and Kane have been playfully chirping one another on Twitter recently and even Ladd made fun of him last year in one of the Cabbie specials.

I'd hate to lose him, even if it saves the team a little bit of money.
He seems like a great team guy , but he is a guy you are looking to replace if he is a top 12 forward imo. Not saying Peluso is the guy to replace him , but Thorburn doesn't do any one or two things well enough to be a plus player again imo.

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