Thread: Confirmed with Link: Evgeny Grachev traded to STL for pick #72
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06-25-2011, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by SML View Post
One thing I will give Sather credit for is his ability to sniff out a dog when he sees one. The problem is, he can only spot them after we own them. He had some terrible ones in Edmonton. But I can hardly remember a situation where Sather cut bait on a guy and turned out to be wrong about him. Once Sather hits the eject button on a guy, they usually are finished.
I was furious when we traded for Lindros giving up on Brendl... look at how well that one worked out for Pavel. Only the Korpikoski trade really sticks in my mind of us giving up a kid and getting a straight dog back is Lisin who has no hockey IQ at all. I really am not too surprised with this move, I wish we could have gotten more back for Grachev, but maybe they are really really high on Fogarty?

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