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01-07-2013, 11:16 AM
The Disaster March
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Originally Posted by Dr Jan Itor View Post
Yeah, I wanted McCabe a lot. Not sure if he was on our drafting radar, but I know he got picked only 1 or 2 spots in front of us.
We could've had him if we didn't lose the 2nd in the Burns trade (not saying I regret that deal). Although, San Jose sending that pick to Tampa for Dominic Moore was facepalm worthy (a bad trade even if you're trying to solidify your bottom six for a playoff run).

I will say, Buffalo had three great picks in a row (Grigorenko, Girgensons, McCabe).

And the funny thing is, they packaged their 2nd rounder and Nashville's 1st (from the Gaustad trade - IIRC) to move up to select Girgensons. They used Calgary's 2nd rounder on McCabe (which they got in that lopsided Robyn Regehr trade).

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