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02-18-2010, 10:08 PM
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It's Eklund who does it.


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They inquire about a player or are told a player is available after that player is offered to them/another team.

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i remember some reports of other GMs being upset about the Pronger trade to edmonton, they had no idea that he was available... i never heard if that trade was spur of the moment, or something that was in the works for a long time on the down low
Wow...that surprises me. It seemed to be common knowledge here in STL that the Lauries were actively trying to sell the franchise, and that they wanted to dump Pronger to lower the salary burden on the incoming regime. There are probably posters on the Blues board that can go into much more detail on the situation...but I seem to remember Pronger's availability was all but advertised on billboards.

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Couldn't be much farther off with that one, pal.
Would Eklund be closer or further than "Telepathy?"

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Lots of trades have been posted here before they happend, I remember someone posted Andrew Ladd for Tuomo Ruutu as a proposal. Some guy posted almost the exact Kovalchuk deal hours before (but yea that one was predictable).

At some point, the number of proposals reaches a critical mass where some of them just * happen *.

Another Flyers poster and I proposed Handzus for Calder before it happened. I even joked, "This makes total sense, but I doubt Clarke would ever trade a 6'5" center for a 5'10" winger."

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Phaneuf doesn't have a NTC right now. He has it in his contract, but you have to put in a certain number of years before you are allowed to have one. IIRC, July 2011 he'll have a NTC.
Did not know this. Thanks

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