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10-08-2012, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Tachycineta View Post
I hardly feel that trades for 5th round picks who ended up being great players (Benn, Miller) are really that lopsided. The team giving up the pick probably doesn't care and wouldn't have drafted those players anyways. Yes, they were great picks and 5th round steals but it doesn't make them lopsided.

Agreed. That's why a trade like Naslund for Stoyanov (Naslund was a good player at the time and Stoyanov was a goon, I have no idea what Pittsburgh was thinking) stands out for me over the ones that involved draft picks that turned out to be great.

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