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05-15-2011, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jlgib21 View Post
Halak played great the year before,and is a top goalie.Every gm and ex-player analyst says we could have got more if we waited,and we pulled the trigger too fast. And talk about perceived value of players? Look at some of the things people think we can get for our players.I'll take GM and players opinions over yours 100% of the time
Kevin Allen of USA today, who actually is a pretty underrated insider, spoke to Rick Dudley(Gm of Atlanta) and Dudley told him that he Gauthier up and inquired about Halak. Gauthier had asked for Patrice Cormier for Halak. Dudley said he declined the offer and never called Gauthier back.

I wonder how much Halak was really worth, when Atlanta didn't even want to give up Cormier, who imo is a lesser prospect than Eller.

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