The Sheldon Souray Rumors: Warning! Warning!

September 24th, 2010 by Ed Cmar Leave a reply »
For those of us old enough to remember, there was a television show titled Lost in Space. For all who watched the show, it was known primarily for one signature line, one which has been repeated countless times, in various forms:

"Danger, Will Robinson!"

Recently, both in the local Columbus print media and the local Columbus Internet community, there has been an exorbitant amount of recent speculation on the possibility of trading Blue Jackets stay-at-home defenseman Mike Commodore for the Edmonton Oilers' premier offensive-specialist defenseman Sheldon Souray.

While I did not address this rumor for Bleacher Report, I did write at least four articles for a friend's local blog, spanning back to late-June, of possibly acquiring Souray, albeit as a waiver claim.

Which lends me to ask the question: "A little late to the party, aren't you?"

I will also say that my position on acquiring Souray was via the re-entry waiver route, given my recent discovery that the Blue Jackets do spend a healthy and competitive amount on their team payroll. However, this impending surge by local media types was only prompted by a singular event: K ...

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