Thread: Speculation: Potential Offseason Acquisitions
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05-03-2014, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Curufinwe View Post
Edler is not a top defenseman anymore. He has a chronic back injury and he just had an even worse season than Vinny. We have no interest in bailing the Canucks out of his contract.
Actually his contract is not that bad. A 28 year old with five years left on a deal with a cap hit of $5M per. Coburn will be getting more than that when he re-ups in two years. If Edler's back can be treated and he can get healthy, I'd be for swapping him for Coburn. I can't see Coburn ever being more than he is now and that is a guy who doesn't get big in games that count.

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