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08-31-2011, 01:14 PM
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Seth Lake
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Originally Posted by barrytrotzsneck View Post
To be fair, it was later revealed that Leipold directed Poile to make that move as a "last ditch" attempt to save his investment in Nashville. I'm not sure if Poile pulls that move off without some fire under his butt.
Leipold approved the budget increase to make the move possible as a last ditch effort. Poile negotiated and pulled the trigger on the deal. Same as the Fisher trade last year, Poile had to go to management to increase the budget to make the deal, but he was the one that got it done...

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