Thread: Sportsnet: Smyth and Edmonton
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03-03-2009, 01:48 AM
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Originally Posted by DAFutureNHLGM View Post
Haha so instead of signing him for 5.5 when they had the chance. They'll take him for 6.25. Good job Mr. Lowe that is some fine general managing I must say. Penner+Eberle and a first is what it would take.

Edmonton moves their bad contract. For Smyth who at least plays like a 5 million dollar forward. Colorado gets a prospect and a mid-high first rounder for the rebuild.
Smyth is without a doubt my favorite player in the NHL. But they moved him so they could sign a d-man in the offseason (Souray). Their strategy moving forward was going to be adress the Defense and work from there. I can't really blame them for trading him.

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