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10-02-2012, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Trillmike View Post
My recent favorite one-sided trade the Stars made was in 2007. During the entry draft, CBJ traded 3 5th rounders to DAL for a 4th. Well, CBJ went and drafted Maksim Mayorov (94th overall) and DAL selected Jamie Benn (127th overall). Really one-sided looking back.
It used to be worse for us. Thanks to MacLean being an idiot and a fool Dallas was drafting with our second-round draft pick three years in a row (2002, 2003, 2004), and one of those was Loui Eriksson.

You'd think after that we'd have learned our lesson about trading any draft picks at all to Dallas. Sadly, Howson was still brand-new to Columbus at the time and nobody had warned him.

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