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03-22-2010, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by FireHolmgrenDotCom View Post
yeah that cleared cap space really helped out.
Dont think Holmgren went goalie shopping, he thought Leighton and Boucher were the answers. He was clearing space for a run at Hamhuis.
so I guess it was just a coincidence that Emery was put on LTIR right at the trade deadline.
He did shop around, and said prices were too high.

He still ****ed up by not getting someone better than Boucher as a number 2, but my point was that Holmgren saying Emery was done had no effect on the market. Putting him on the LTIR did have an effect, but I think it was a necessity to any possible deal.

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