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03-09-2004, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Draft Guru
In Newsday today, they said Aulin was offered to the Rangers twice. He was offered in a package for Brian Leetch, and also straight up for Martin Rucinsky.

I would have taken Aulin for Rucinsky, but apparently Slats balked, demanding a prospect and a pick in return for all of his players. Let's hope he can get more than Aulin, although I would have been very pleased with that return.
Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I am not a big fan of Aulin.

Why does the media always say balked? It makes it sound like Sather slammed the phone down at a ridiculous offer. Wouldn't the word decline be more accurate? Not a big deal... just a pet peeve.

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