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09-27-2003, 04:40 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizral
Okay, but here's another example:

Let's say the Avs had a choice of, say, giving up Tanguay & Skoula for Kolzig, or nothing for CuJo - I don't know about you, but I'd take Kolzig, just to handcuff the Wings (again, if I was the Avs GM).

Same goes for Burke.

Besides, does CuJo really give the Avs an inside edge to the Cup? I don't think so at all.
While I can see your point if Lacroix would be moving similar assets in a trade for Cujo or "Generic Goalie X," I think it would be a bad mistake to give up more in material assets just to avoid dealing with Detroit. While having to carry Cujo's salary *could* hurt Detroit's moves, Lacroix would also be weakening his own hand.

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