Anaheim Ducks Lose Troy Bodie to Waivers While Cam Fowler Here to Stay

November 16th, 2010 by Liz Brownstein Leave a reply »
The Anaheim Ducks split their news and straddled the line of good or bad news, with one bit of each. First came the bad news.

Troy Bodie was placed on waivers, and less than four hours later the strong right wing was claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes, forcing him to hang up the Ducks jersey for now at least. 

To avoid sugarcoating anything, I feel like this was a complete waste of a solid player, Bodie would have been a reasonable piece of trade bait, like it was rumored last year, and instead, GM Bob Murray essentially gives him away. 

Lately, Murray has not impressed me, except for possibly some of the signings during the offseason, but some of that has to do with good old-fashioned luck.  Anaheim needed veteran defenders, and got lucky when there were many with their contracts expiring this previous offseason, it was just a matter of time until Murray re-pieced together a blue line roster.  

However, Bodie has been a solid force on any line he found himself on, whether it be the third line, the fourth line, or the penalty killing unit.  He never hesitated to sacrifice his body to benefit the goalie he protects, an ...

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