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07-20-2004, 07:57 AM
Mr. Lack
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Originally Posted by Edge
I dont think it was a throw in per say. With Nedved's performance and salary getting a second round pick was amazing enough. Markanen was probably the balance to also get a prospect in return.

Keep in mind Edmonton wasn't exactly on solid goaltending ground at the time either with the whole Salo situation.
The whole deal just stinks of Sather helping out Kevin Lowe. I don't doubt the rumors at all that there was a better offer for Nedved from Nashville.

But I was surprised that teams were willing to give us 2nd rounders, some in the BETTER 2005 DRAFT, for our aging, overpaid guys. But seeing what we got for Kovy, I thought the return for Nedved was a little dissapointing.

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