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02-06-2013, 05:39 PM
Oroku Saki*
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Originally Posted by trytobe View Post
probably a case of a GM who wants to do right by his prospect (i.e. trading Loktionov ASAP) and sees an intersecting opportunity to also build goodwill with another GM, who in this case also happens to be a friend and mentor. Realistically, he probably could have gotten a B prospect along with the pick if he was patient but he obviously weighed his options and decided that it was better long-term to just build goodwill and demonstrate that he's willing to do right by his players.
Pretty much this. Dean did right by the kid.

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