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01-29-2010, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by broadwayblue View Post
It is when you have a shot at actually winning a few rounds. It isn't when you are lucky to go 7 games in the first round. Big difference imo. We blew a 2nd rounder last year for absolutely no reason other than to keep the lights and cash registers on at the Garden for 3 extra nights. Not the way to build a franchise.
If you look at my last post, I agree. I didn't think we should have traded the pick for Antropov last season and I don't think we should be giving up ANY futures this season, unless it's in a package that clears up cap and/or has a decent return that's not expiring at the end of the season. I was simply commenting on the fact that while 2nd rounders are valuable, in the right circumstances it's a fair price to pay for a rental. More of an aside about the deadline in general than approving of Sather's moves.

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