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03-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Failures Of Fenwick
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Originally Posted by Ducks DVM View Post
Federov came for the highest $$, Pronger was traded here and kept his marriage intact by doing so, Teemu was a reclamation project who'd flamed out in 2 other cities and had a history here. None of that indicates a willingness for the average free agent to come here.

EDIT - What Paul said
Pronger could have gone many other places, but he wanted to come to Anaheim and win a championship. What we gave Fedorov, is exactly what you have to give for a player of that caliber in almost any market. I think this stuff about being hard to sign Free agents is off base. Winning always makes things easier, in the end it comes down to money 90% of the time, and the ducks need to stop dumpster diving and pay for some better talent

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