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01-13-2013, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Ziggy Stardust View Post
Little known fact. Kings wanted to draft Anthony Stewart in 2003, and were miffed when Florida moved up and selected Stewart. Which is why the Kings called a time out at the draft. They were unprepared and had no clue how to react to having the player they were about to select get plucked away from them. So they mulled it over and took a gamble with Brian Boyle.
If a team is that unprepared that on draft day thy have to mull over who to pick because they didn't think their guy would be gone at 26th overall, they have some serious issues.

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Originally Posted by RonSwanson View Post
Sounds like Dean did him a favor sending him to the team in his hometown.
And Rutherford repaid him for that favor very nicely

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