: Confirmed Trade with Link:
[NYR/MIN] Mike Rupp to MIN for Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri
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02-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Andover, MN
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The Rupp signing turned out to be a bad one, he never really brought much of anything to the ice. Love the willingness to fight but I'd say he got beat more often than not. This looks like a good trade for the Rangers to me.
I don't think they're really bringing him in for the fighting aspect. Just size, grit.
Powe was supposedly brought here as a big hitter along the lines of Clutter. I honestly can't tell you I remember him making many (i.e; any) big hits.
From the Official Wild twitter:
Fletcher: "Rupp is a big guy who has won the Stanley Cup. He brings size, experience and grit to our lineup."
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