Barry Melrose on NHL Tonight on Ben Bishop trade 3/2/12
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03-03-2012, 04:37 PM
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I think you also have to consider that there was a good chance that Ottawa wasn't the only team interested in Bishop, so there in no guaranty that they could have just waited for July 1st to come around. Lehner isn't ready for the NHL after the injury to Craig Anderson they had a need for a goaltender. Ottawa is also pushing to make the playoffs this season.
That being said I was also somewhat surprised that we got a 2nd in return but thinking about it more and more it makes sense.
I understand why they traded for him. I don't understand how we were able to get a second round pick for him.
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