Found June 21, 2012 on
Rob The Hockey Guy:
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Name: Jay McClement
Size: 6’1″, 205lbs
Why the Canucks might want him: McClement may be one of the most underrated centres going into UFA on July 1st. His ability to win face offs and kill penalties is probably what will be most attractive to Vancouver, also he’s only missed six games since 2006-2007 and has only taken over 30 PIM twice in his NHL career. He isn’t known for his goal scoring or play-making abilities, but can chip in with a timely goal. Most importantly, if the Canucks feel like Malhotra won’t be able to return to his ‘A’ game, McClement would be a great fit for that third line role.
Why the Canucks might not want him: Inflation. If the price is too high then Vancouver may walk and just hope that Malholtra is able to return to form with a full season of training and no procedures to his damaged eye. Other than that I don’t se...
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