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Torres May Be A Bargain For Canucks

from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province at Canada.com,

Raffi Torres didn’t feel great about getting to late August without a contract.

“It sucked,” he said.

Things did get better this week. But with a catch.

Torres signed a one-year, $1-million-US deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Not a lot of comfort or security there. It doesn’t mean this is his last chance. But you can see it from here.

Truth is, Torres has too much talent for this. He can skate, pound and aggravate. He has size, sandpaper and soft hands. He can play anywhere in the lineup. He was a fifth overall pick, scored 27 goals in a season and is in his prime at 28 years old. Talent wise, he should be playing for $3 million right about now. Instead, he’s on his fourth NHL team in three years.

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