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05-07-2004, 09:41 PM
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Kubera55
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Originally Posted by SwOOsh
The Rangers forced us? Yes Jagr sure turned the Rangers season around...
Three years ago the Caps traded three super-blue chip prospects for RFA Jagr and then gave him the biggest contract in NHL history. This year they traded him to NY, ate 40% of the contract, and got back a wildly disapointing Anson Carter, who they were able to recycle for one decent prospect.

Yeah, the Caps made out like Bandits on that deal.

Truthfully I was one of the biggest critics of the Jagr to NY deal. But Sather looks like a genuis compared to McPhee on this one. (Admittedly, not so much on everything else).

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