Viagra discussion The New York Rangers finished business on the NHL’s Trade Deadline Day by making a second minor deal. Viagra discussion The Blueshirts traded goaltender Miika Wiikman and a 2011 seventh round draft pick to Don Maloney and the deadline day busy Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for veteran defenseman Anders Eriksson. Viagra discussion Truth be told, viagra discussion the draft pick might be the biggest piece of this deal.

Viagra discussion The Rangers are the eighth NHL team for the 35-year-old Eriksson. Viagra discussion In addition to New York, viagra discussion he has had stops in Detroit, viagra discussion Chicago, viagra discussion Florida, viagra discussion Toronto, viagra discussion Columbus and Phoenix. Viagra discussion He has appeared in 552 NHL games and scored 22 goals and 149 assists with 240 PIM. Viagra discussion In addition, viagra discussion the 6-foor-3 and 224 pound blueliner has 36 playoff games under his belt – including a Stanley Cup championship with Detroit in 1998. Viagra discussion Eriksson was the Red Wings first round draft pick (22nd overall) in 1993.

Viagra discussion This season, viagra discussion Eriksson has bounced between Phoenix and the San Antonio Rampage in the AHL. Viagra discussion In 12 games with the Coyotes, viagra discussion Eriksson tallied three assists and two PIM. Viagra discussion In 10 games with the Rampage, viagra discussion he scored a goal and three assists with a pair of PIM. Viagra discussion His scouting report, viagra discussion courtesy of The Star.com is listed below.

Viagra discussion Eriksson was assigned to Hartford by the Rangers and adds depth to a Wolf Pack team that has been hard hit with injuries on defense. Viagra discussion The addition of Eriksson and Kris Newbury, viagra discussion ironically a pair of former Red Wings, viagra discussion will help boost the Wolf Pack’s attempt at making the playoffs. Viagra discussion Eriksson might figure into the Rangers playoff roster if they are lucky enough to make the playoffs.

Viagra discussion Eriksson has the opportunity be reunited with four former teammates: Olli Jokinen (Florida – 2000/2001 and Calgary – 2008/2009), viagra discussion Vinny Prospal (Florida – 2000/2001, viagra discussion Brandon Prust (Calgary – 2008/2009), viagra discussion and Jody Shelley (2003/2004, viagra discussion 2006/2007 – Columbus).

Viagra discussion As for Wiikman, viagra discussion the trade gives him a chance at a new start. Viagra discussion The Finnish netminder had fallen behind Chad Johnson, viagra discussion Matt Zaba and even Stephen Valiquette on the professional depth chart as he has been assigned to the Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL. Viagra discussion When you factor in Rangers 2009 draft pick Scott Stajcer, viagra discussion there was no room in the crease for Wiikman.

Viagra discussion ASSETS: Has good mobility for his impressive size. Viagra discussion Can quickly move the puck up ice. Viagra discussion Owns a wealth of savvy and experience.
FLAWS: Doesn’t use his big body effectively enough. Viagra discussion Can at times make costly errors in the defensive zone that hurt his team.
CAREER POTENTIAL: Puck-moving defenseman.

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