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02-11-2012, 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Pinkfloyd View Post
I wouldn't call that trade overpaying. Steve Bernier was a bust and their 1st round pick was like 26th overall. A player of Campbell's caliber is worth that as a rental if you have the need and the Sharks definitely had the need.
DW has done a decent job of dumping poor players while they still had high value from "potential", with Bernier being the poster boy.

Two mistakes player-wise that I can think of where there was a sell and the player went on to improve later: Gorges and Carle. Maybe you include Michalek in there since he was able to overcome his injuries and play great this year.

The picks are unknowns since you never know who the Sharks might have drafted. But if you look at the 1st rounders grabbed from the Guerin and Campbell deals... David Perron and Tyler Ennis. Ouch.

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