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10-24-2004, 07:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Leafaholix
Well, it's how it is.

When you get $6.5M off the books and have a spot open for a #1 defenseman, it only makes sense to go after the best defensemen on the market. And next season it just so happens that two of the best in the game are available.
And why does that mean that you're getting one of the three? Just because you have the money?

New Jersey is getting about 15 million off the books with Niedermayer and Stevens - using that logic, we're keeping Niedermayer and signing Pronger.

You can have Gonchar if you really want him.

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