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07-27-2011, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Basically. The Lindros deal left the Avs with an abundance of assets, so much so that they had the advantage when any big name player was on the market - people have talked about how they probably wouldn't have had the assets to get Patrick Roy without the deal; I don't think they would have had the assets to get Rob Blake, either.
that's a great point, look at all the deadline deals they made (or close to the deadline): Fleury & Selanne come to mind instantly, but im sure there were a few more

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