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03-08-2004, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by The Frugal Gourmet
Fair enough.

I will agree this is not an exciting addition (although I really didn't expect one). For something like 8 straight seasons, Dallas has -- almost without fail -- given up a 3rd or 4th rounder for a depth defensemen or checking line player. Many of these guys didn't even play in the playoffs. Some, like Odelien or Ledyard, looked good briefly but are a distant memory.

If we did get utterly schooled by picking up a useless pylon, then we got schooled. But, I won't cry about getting screwed paying a quarter for my lemonade, when I could've paid 5 cents.... it's just not that significant.

The massive outpouring of Flyers fan's declaration of victory that has swept the internet for the past few hours is laying it on a little thick, IMO.

Good's better to be screwed when you don't lose much. Personally, I think you overpaid a little but if Therien is that bad, he's only there for depth and experience...however, don't try sending him back.

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