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02-08-2005, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Kodiak
But the thing is that we knew that he had problems with his knee before the trade went down. If he was a perfectly healthy player before we got him, then you would have a point. But that was the risk when we took him. It's like saying if it weren't for Doig, Lindros would have been a good pickup.
Yes but it wasnt that bad. The prior 2 seasons before Bure was a Ranger he played 74 games and 82 games. In the 5 total seasons before he was a Ranger only one of those seasons he was on the injured list for pretty much the whole year the other 4 he played 82, 74, 63, 82 games. Its not like he was getting hurt every few months like when he was a Ranger.

I would do the trade all over again for IMO the best natural scorer in the league game then.

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