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01-19-2005, 07:08 PM
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Son of Steinbrenner
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger
Best Trade? There ain't none. Making a trade is supposed to help your team improve--to this point NOTHING that TLB has done has improved the on ice product of the Rangers. And while the house cleaning may have brought some prospects that ultimately will turn out to help the Rangers, the very fact that Sather was forced to trade away just about every veteran he had signed or traded for in an attempt to get the Rangers into the playoffs doesn't let him off the hook. Not to mention the fact that Sather basically had to change course and rebuild to salvage his job.

Also, while the Barnaby trade turned out to be hugely in our favor, the only reason it worked is because Barnaby came here and became the player that he hadn't been since he had been traded from Buffalo. I would give credit to Barnaby for taking advantage of the situation long before I give any credit to Sather for making the trade in the first place. Afterall, we got lucky--we managed to get rid of Cigar before the rest of the league realized what we the fans who actually watched the games Cigar played in already knew: he stunk and NEVER should have been signed in the first place.
god forbid you give sather credit for anything.

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