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Frozen North
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Bure Trade Revisited

Well, with it looking more and more like the season will be cancelled, I'd like to start looking at past trades that a lot of us said "give it a few years.." at the time of the trade.


03/19/2002 - Updated 04:09 PM ET

Panthers trade Pavel Bure to Rangers

By Kevin Allen, USA TODAY

By Ed Bailey, AP
Pavel Bure had his first practice with the Rangers on Tuesday and will play for New York on Tuesday night.

The New York Rangers, needing to add sizzle to sputtering playoff aspirations, added the Russian Rocket to their mix Monday. Pavel Bure, one of the NHL's fastest and most dangerous scorers, was obtained from the Florida Panthers, along with a second-round pick, for journeyman defenseman Igor Ulanov, prospect defenseman Filip Novak, a first- and second-round pick this season and a fourth-round pick in 2003.

At the time, I was just thrilled to get rid of Ulanov. Discuss...

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