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07-11-2013, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Toydarian View Post
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this already, but the reason NJD didn't give up their 2012 1st round pick (29th overall) was because there was miss-communication/miss-understanding between the NHL and NJDs. The Devils were under the impression they had a longer time frame to submit the paperwork to the NHL (something like 72 hours) when they only had 48 hours.

The Devils wanted to give up their 2012 pick but missed the deadline.
If the Oilers did that the entire fanbase would be screaming for the GMs head. And rightfully so. They should have had that paperwork in 15 minutes after the Kings won the cup.

Originally Posted by t0mf00lery View Post
Will the NHL just leave them out of the lottery for the first overall pick in the draft? I wonder how they will structure that?
They'd probably leave them in for the lottery and then make them forfeit the pick whether they win or not.

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