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04-15-2013, 02:05 PM
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Crafton
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Originally Posted by Huffer View Post
Orpik would be a very nice fit in Winnipeg as it looks like the Jets are going to lose Hainsy to free agency.

Orpik would slide into Hainsy's role as Bogosian's partner on the defensive pairing, and play heavy short handed minutes.

I wouldn't want the Jets to give up a lot due to Orpik's UFA status in one season, but if the price was reasonable it might be a good fit.
i was actually thinking that an Orpik + TK package to Winnipeg would be interesting. as you said, Orpik can play the second-pairing and take heavy PK minutes. TK provides a shoot-first tweener RW - he could give Santorelli and Wellwood a run for their money.

i won't venture to guess the value of a Orpik + TK package.

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