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06-08-2012, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by coldsteelonice84 View Post
Explain why the Hawks had to take back a horrid contract in Olesz (from the GM that signed Campbell, mind you) to unload an all star D-man who finished 2nd in the league in points for D-men?

Furthermore, everyone thought it was an amzaing move that couldn't have been done.
Campbell was coming off equally poor season as Martin. A big difference is that he had two more years in his contract and at over 2 million per year more. Campbell was the highest paid D-man in the league at that point! Also you had replaced your GM since signing that contract. Totally different situations. If you had Campbell at 5.5 million per for 3 years, you could have gotten a good return for him.

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