Bob Gainey attempted to trade up at '03 Draft to select Marc-Andre Fleury
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06-25-2013, 09:45 PM
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I'm no fan of Gainey's overall track record while he was here, but i don't see how him wanting to move up to draft a french-canadian player who was considered a "can't miss" prospect a bad thing...
now, if it comes out that he was offering something like our pick + Markov + Koivu (or some other crazy combination of assets a la Lecavalier rumours), then ok, flame away...
Pretty much. Though, I don't think the media would have considered a trade involving MAF for Koivu a bad thing, considering how much they love the former and hated (too strong?) the latter.
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