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01-02-2004, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by barnaby63

I dont know. Do you have some kind of inside source that you knew who was available at the time of each trade where we couldve gotten better players for the players we traded?

Did they lead to the playoffs? No. But you have hindsight working for you. You cant sit there and say that when we aquired lindros, dunham and bure that you didnt think we had a better shot at the playoffs then before.
---First of all, you don't need an inside source to tell you that Sather overpaid for those players. When was the last time anyone gave up that much for a goalie who had never made the playoffs? Osgood won a Cup as a starter, and he couldn't fetch anything. Cechmanek went for a #2. Second, those trades were all challenged by many on this board, myself included, AT THE TIME THEY WERE MADE, so please dispense with the benefit of hindisght" nonsense.

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