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06-16-2010, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
After some digging, seems about right. However, I'd like to mention that Huet played terrible for weeks before the trade. That's why they made the move.
He had a so-so February, but it's a little ridiculous to assume that's why he was traded, as opposed to talks they probably had with him regarding what his possible demands would be in the off-season (re: salary and term) leading up to the trade deadline. If that was their mindset, they could have similarly determined from Price's last half of November and early December that he wasn't quite ready.

Originally Posted by Koseegin View Post
Also, wasn't Price sent down to hamilton for 10 games? He probably was favored by the organization, but he wasn't given the position on a silver platter, which people would have you believe. He didn't steal the position away from huet, but he wasn't a scrub either for a 19 year old.

Upon his return from hamilton in 07-08 he won 6 of his next 9 games.
Yes, in January, after the stretch I just mentioned above.

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