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07-25-2013, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
Disagree.

If we were truly re-building, what major pieces did we trade off? Just Burns from what I recall. We re-signed Koivu to a long-term deal and held on to guys like Bruno, Nolan, Bouchard, etc.

Havlat was moved for Heatley. Hardly building for the future there.
"Re-building" doesn't mean you get rid of everyone. And you still need to put a team on the ice, which is why you hold on to guys like Brunette and Nolan.

And I agree with ryn....moving Havlat for Heatley DID get us a contract set to expire a year sooner.

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