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03-20-2013, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Trojan35 View Post
Strongly disagree on Lukowich being a "solid partner". After he was pulled off of Boyle's pairing and traded to Vancouver, he played 18 more NHL games at which point his career was over. (13 Vancouver, 5 Dallas). He did play 163 more games at the AHL level, which was right for his skill level.

A $2M salary on a one-way contract for an aging, declining AHL-caliber player is a negative value contract.
From my recollection, he was struggling because he suffered a concussion. He was a negative value player that probably should've been kept and put on ltir instead of giving Ehrhoff away

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