Jean-Sebastien Giguere to Detroit Red Wings: A Match Made in Heaven?

November 10th, 2009 by Antony Ta Leave a reply »
Jean-Sebastien Giguere, the star of the (Mighty) Ducks' 2003 Western Conference Quarterfinals victory over the President's Trophy winners from Michigan, was quoted today as saying he'd rather retire than spend the season backing up Jonas Hiller.

Returning from injury, Giguere replaced Justin Pogge—who was sent down to the Duck pond—in the rotation and is not happy at the prospect of spending the rest of his days as a Duck relegated to obscurity.

He should've ripped a page out of Dwayne Roloson's book. Roloson—the star of another upset against Detroit—spent a good part of two seasons backing up Mathieu Garon before winning back his starting job during the season of 2008-09.

Admittedly, the situation in Anaheim is rather different.

So different that Giguere is willing to waive his no-trade clause.

Giguere is locked in for two more years with his big contract and Hiller is slated to be a UFA this offseason. He could be in for a brand-spanking-new contract before Giguere even finds a new home.

Among the teams looking for some stability in the crease area, one has to go no further than the team Giguere elimi ...

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