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07-01-2004, 11:33 PM
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xander
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Originally Posted by Son of Steinbrenner
it doesn't matter it was still worth the risk. its not like the rangers gave up any future hof players. If lindros was a healthy as a ranger nobody would be saying this. sather knew the risks when he made the trade but he was smart enough not to give up anything of real value. johnsson is good but he isn't great. has the guy ever been to an all star game?
of course no one would be saying this if he was healthy, but he's not healthy, and that was the risk all along. He did give up value, Brendl at that time had value, as did Johnsson. Brendl turned out to be a bust, as did Lindros, but you can't say that he didn't give up value.

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