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08-11-2013, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by NickyFotiu View Post
The irony of the Dolan/Gretzky trades comments is that Espo worked a deal to get Gretzky in his prime from Edmonton before the LA trade.

One time I heard Espo say Gulf and Western killed the trade because Espo was paying too much money to Edmonton. I think it was like 20 or 25 million. Another time Espo said Slats wanted too much in terms of players. I do not know which story is more accurate.
It was mostly a cash deal if I remember right like granto vbk picks and 25 million .. God can you imagine that one

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