Thread: Claimed off Waivers: Washington claims Alexander Urbom
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10-03-2013, 08:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Colin226 View Post
I wasn't sold on Urbom.. On the one hand he's huge and showed some potential.. On the other hand, I saw him in a few NHL games as well as some AHL games and he played very timid (especially in the NHL).. If the Caps can get him to play with more confidence this could be huge.. Really no risk for them so a smart pickup

Harrold is good to have because he can play forward in the event of an injury.. Maybe Gio should have been waived but they seem to like him a lot
I agree I wasn't sold on him either like some people but to lose him to waivers hurts.

I would have rather lost Harrold because we have too many forwards now so the likely hood we need Harrold to play forward this year is slim. Drop someone like Volch to the 7th spot and keep Urbom.

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