Thread: Sather Speaks
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08-14-2013, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Crease View Post
Sather is getting a lot of criticism for the Nash trade but IIIRC the consensus around here at the time of the trade is that it was a great deal that solved a major need for more primary scoring. I'm not saying people criticizing him for it in this thread are the same ones who liked the deal last year, but I would have expected more people in this thread to say they were wrong too.
At the time of the trade, I thought Sather had something up his sleeve to replenish the depth lost in the trade. In fact, I thought it was a foregone conclusion. I liked the trade for that reason, in a vacuum.

As time went on and it became apparent that Asham, Kreider, and Pyatt were going to be tagged to replace Prust, Dubinsky, and Anisimov, that reality became quite horrifying.

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