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03-12-2013, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by PerryTurnbullfan View Post
My thoughts rather than a deal for a Giordano, which is a good deal. If the price is reasonable, then I have no problem with it. What about making a move with Pittsburgh who is looking for a cap friendly forward such as an Oshie or Perron for a Simon Despres (big dman), Beau Bennett (up and coming forward), and one of their other stay at home d-men in the AHL that are ready? They have more d-men than they know what to do with. Brian Dumoulin, Joe Morrow, etc. We fill two big holes on defense and have a forward to replace whomever is traded. Make minor deals to unload other defenseman.
I don't care for the idea of trading away any of our core forwards but you are right we need more stay-at-home Defenseman especially ones that are willing to battle down low. Really even a good two-way Defenseman would be nice, so long as they are willing to trade blows to protect their goaltender rather than shying away when the heat is on.

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