Passing on Matt Irwin

Having so many question marks on defence will lead to plenty of discussion every single time a bottom-six defenceman is available on the waiver wire.Frank Corrado caught the attention of Oilers fans last week when theCanucks demoted him to the minors (and eventually snapped up by the Leafs) and we had a similar thing happen this past weekend with a slightly different result.

After two rough games, the Boston Bruins demoted 27-year old defenceman Matt Irwinwho they had signed this off-season to a one year deal worth $800,000, making him available to all 29 teams through waivers. The Oilers again didn’t bite, but this time, neither did the other 28 clubs.

Full article is at The Copper & Blue.

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