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02-05-2014, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Positive View Post
Why would the Kings and Canucks be so careful not to trade within their division, and yet the Senators traded Bishop inside their division? The reality is that we didn't offer anything for Bishop. Management likes to pretend they did though.
The more likely scenario is because Ottawa didn't think trading someone who up to that point was a minor league goalie (albeit one with good stats picked up over 5 years in the AHL) would have much chance of directly hurting their team in the standings like Vancouver was thinking about if they'd dealt Schneider, a much more proven commodity, inside their division.

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