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12-31-2012, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by boredmale View Post
That would be prospect for a draft pick which I have seen a few although most of those usually in the case of prospect doesn't want to sign with team(see Erixon). I would consider this a better example then the above trades though because nothing really was forcing St Louis to make the deal and neither team didn't get a player who would help the team anytime soon and also Rundblad was considered a top tier prospect at the time(while the 15th pick had value as well)
And I agree these trades don't happen very often. GMs don't want to get burned by trading a prospect they picked and having them hit it big on a different team.

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