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08-10-2013, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Rey View Post
Would be tempting, assuming Edmonton and Buffalo really wanted their defense mans. Monahan or Lindholm may have been available. Could you really pass up on either?

but I'm sure the Canucks fan had Nichushkin in their mind in the whole draft because some article mentioned Gillis being desperate to trade for a top pick to acquire Nichushkin. Pretty sure most fans didn't know Horvat's name before the draft but already had looked at Nichushkin's potential.
My hypothetical was based on an assumption that they had an offer for a later first and something else, or anther 1st next year (I should have said), If the NJ deal was the only one on the table then they still take it.

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