Canucks had been looking to move Del Zotto for a while. Ducks had been looking for a veteran LHD to help support the younger D on the team
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Or put differently. Bringing a squirt gun to fight a forest fire.
To recap: Ducks today reacquired Derek Grant, acquired Michael Del Zotto, acquired Justin Kloos. Talk about nibbling around the edges of a problem...
This is so terrible it must be true.
Guys, just brace yourselves. There's a trophy in the bargain bin that's still yet to be pulled out. Oh yes, you know it's coming. Kevin Bieksa is getting a one-year deal before this week is over.
So rather than fire the coach, which at least symbolically and from a PR perspective is the right move, Murray would rather sit by the phone throwing darts at the names of mediocre hockey players. Former GM of the year ladies and gentlemen.
From one **** defenseman to a slightly less **** defenseman. This is literally the most Bob Murray thing that Bob Murray could have Bob Murray'd. What a time to be alive.