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Originally Posted by FolignoQuantumLeap View Post
Or ****ing Spooner. Subban, Knight. Anything. Khoklachev is alright. They already have Backlund who's essentially the same damn player. What were the negotiations like?

Feaster: "We really need a goalie"
Chiarelli: "Subban is totally off the table"
Feaster: "but LA offered up Bernier..."
Chia: "nope. How about Knight and a 1st?"
Fatster: "Never heard of Knight, how about that Cocoa Puffs guy?" *salivates*
Chia: "uuhhh, okay...."
The deal is fine if the 1st was guaranteed. A late first, a guy that will probably be a good 2nd line center, and a depth defenseman is an okay return for an aging power-forward that was only going to waive his NTC to 4 teams.

It's not great, but it's fine. A conditional first though? It's worse than what the Pens gave up for Morrow (and to some points of view worse than what they gave up for Douglas ****'ing Murray).

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