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08-23-2011, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by MiamiScreamingEagles View Post
He did. And Clarke scratched Gagne from any trade list. Reggie Lemelin, goalie coach at the time, was high on Ouellet. Clarke didn't want to part with him either. Sinden wanted to rid himself of the Dave Andreychuk contract, too, and when Colorado bit, he made that deal. The Flyers (to my knowledge) were never offered a deal that involved Andreychuk. Remember, too, that Bourque didn't win the Cup that season, he re-signed with Colorado and won in 2001. The Flyers supposedly offered, in at least one variation, Mark Eaton/Andy Delmore (a choice), Sandy McCarthy and a high pick. Sinden made what he thought was the best trade for Boston, and what Bourque wanted wasn't topping his list.
I dont think Sinden had any intention of trading him to a East contender unless they fleeced someone. Of course Bourque ended up going to Colorado for Brian Rolston who had a couple of good years in Boston and spare parts/garbage

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