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03-19-2013, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
I'm not really sure why Howson was fired at the time he was. Did they not like the Nash trade? To me, it seemed like a great return for him. I'm pretty sure he was pressured into the Carter trade, and he ended up getting a pretty good return for him too. What did he really do wrong (in the last couple of years)?
That was a horrible return for Rick Nash on and off the ice. Rangers are glad for it and would be struggling a lot on the ice without Rick Nash.

Dubinsky won't even be of note in a year or two. Anisimov is presently overrated as well. I think more people trying to like the deal somehow. Phenomenon happens all the time.

The rule of trades generally is the best player involved wins the trade. From a Columbus perspective you just don't make this trade. This I imagine was there version of the RR trade although Nash always played well and was always valuable.

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