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01-22-2004, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe C.
Timmander has been much maligned in Islander Country but he is exactly what you guys needed -- a decent depth guy. Plus, you basically gave up nothing for him (a 7th round pick) and half his salary is paid. As an Islander fan, I question the wisdom of this move. If Hammer is ever traded we will miss having this depth. But more than that why would we give away someone to help out a divisional rival? Other than saving a few hundred thousand dollars, we get nothing out of this other than a really crap draft pick, so why would we help the Flyers out?

To make matters worse, we originally traded a 4th round pick to acquire Timmander, so Milbury essentially traded a fourth round pick for a seventh round pick!!!

Oh well, I'm glad he'll be suited up against the Rangers tonite at least!
Me too. Wake up Lou. Bobbys doing a pretty good job.
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