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[Report] Volpatti claimed by Washington Capitals


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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:08 AM

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Volpatti claimed by Washington

Darren Dreger@DarrenDreger
Wsh claims Volpatti off Waivers from Van. Flyers place Leighton and Sestito, and Dal place Wandell on Waivers.

Edited by - PikaBOO -, 28 February 2013 - 10:09 AM.


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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:08 AM

damn

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:10 AM

Strombone beat you to it... http://forum.canucks...laimed-by-caps/
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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

I officially have no idea what the thinking behind waiving him was....

They had a roster spot open, so didn't need to send him down. If they wanted to get him more minutes, was that really worth the risk of losing him on waivers? They could have activated Pinizotto without exposing anyone to waivers. Heck, they could have even sent Schroeder down for a day... activated PInizotto... put him on his conditioning stint... then brought Schroeder back up before Saturday's game.

Not the end of the world as 4th liners are easily acquired... but it is not like we have a glut of tough guy big hitters on the team...

There better be another piece to the puzzle coming up soon to make this a reasonable decision.

Edited by Provost, 28 February 2013 - 10:20 AM.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

Cue the panic. Let's remember Dale Weise was a waiver wire pickup as well.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:29 AM

Lame gunna miss ya Patti

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

Sweet , lets get rid of the one guy on our team that actually hits people and can throw bombs.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:56 AM

well our team just took a hit in the toughness department. Do they claim sestito from philly now?

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:58 AM

Although it's in a different spot (we'll leave it in CT for now, as people will be interested in this as a current Canucks related topic), a thread was already started prior to this one.


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