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07-09-2011, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by DrDoom View Post
Yeah I would have preferred the reverse where we got Messier.....I remember when the Flyers showed interest but can't recall how interested they were. I wish we got him so the Rangers would still be without a cup since the 40's...
He openly said he wanted to be traded to the Flyers (pre-trade to NY, while still with Edmonton). He was friends with Tocchet, too. The prior season, the Flyers supposedly offered a large sum ($10m or something extraordinary) to the Oilers straight up.

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