Out for six months after undergoing hip surgery this week, goaltender Eddie Lack won't be available to compete for the Vancouver Canucks until next season. However, that situation should have no bearing on the prospective trade of you-know-who -- according to Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun.
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