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12-12-2006, 08:03 PM
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My understanding is that in the NHL other teams can't negotiate with players prior to the trade. So you can't get the sign-and-trade type deals you get in the NBA.
Now, I'm sure that Montreal could negotiate an extension while having a trade in place, contacting the team for negotiations, but I've never heard of this happening in the NHL.
It happens. Remember the Havlat deal? The minute he was dealt to Chicago, he signed an extension.
That was in the off-season, but it's the same principal.
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