Does anyone remember this strange set of trades?
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12-22-2004, 05:02 PM
Join Date: May 2003
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I don't remember this, but it seems pretty funny:
June 15, 1992: WIN trades Stephane Beauregard to BUF for Christian Ruuttu and future considerations.
August 7, 1992: BUF trades Stephane Beauregard to CHI for Dominik Hasek and future considerations.
August 10, 1992: CHI trades Stephane Beauregard to WIN for Christian Ruuttu.
If I remember right, that was at least partly a way to get around exposing Beauregard (and possibly Ruuttu) to the Tampa/Ottawa expansion draft. The Sabres had an unused goalie slot after dumping Clint Malarchuk, so Beauregard went there. The draft was on June 19, so the timing makes sense, and then the following deals put Beauregard back where he started and made the only real trade Hasek for Ruuttu and a fourth-rounder (what the futures eventually became.)
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