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03-08-2004, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Bookman
Whatever the Wild get, remember they gave up nothing to get him, other than thee waiver fee. Parlaying nothing into a draft pick is good resource management, even if it's not as high a pick as one would like. Zholtok is another example: acquired for a 7th, traded for a 3rd, or 4th. In the end, I'll take that any day. Inversely, you have the Bob Clarke approach: trade a 2nd to Montreal for Eric Chouinard, then trade him to Minnesota for a 5th.

Excellent point Bookman! I didn't realize that we got Zholtok for a 7TH!!. That's a hell of a deal that Doug made IMO. Great work Riser!

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