The W
Views: 106738309
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
30.8.08 1312
The 7 - Hockey - McAmmond Trade Overturned? Register and log in to post!
(436 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (4 total)
Freeway
Scrapple
Level: 111

Posts: 1010/3504
EXP: 14647016
For next: 221390

Since: 3.1.02
From: Calgary

Since last post: 616 days
Last activity: 304 days
#1 Posted on 13.3.03 1644.58
Reposted on: 13.3.10 1647.24
TSN's NHL section is reporting that the NHL may overturn the trade of LW Dean McAmmond from the Colorado Avalanche to the Calgary Flames. McAmmond was traded by Calgary originally earlier this season with Derek Morris & Jeff Shantz to Colorado in return for Chris Drury & Stephane Yelle and was reacquired by the Flames at the deadline for a 5th round draft pick. The NHL is citing some outdated rule about trading a player before the waiver draft and then getting him back the same season. Sounds bogus to me, but that's the NHL for ya.
Promote this thread!
Socks
Landjager
Level: 61

Posts: 398/888
EXP: 1835946
For next: 40661

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 1133 days
Last activity: 745 days
#2 Posted on 13.3.03 1750.23
Reposted on: 13.3.10 1752.53
The trade stands as per TSN
Freeway
Scrapple
Level: 111

Posts: 1014/3504
EXP: 14647016
For next: 221390

Since: 3.1.02
From: Calgary

Since last post: 616 days
Last activity: 304 days
#3 Posted on 13.3.03 1802.54
Reposted on: 13.3.10 1804.51
Okay, here's the deal.

The Calgary Flames send a 5th round draft pick to the Colorado Avalanche for LW Dean McAmmond. The Flames pay part of the salary and whatnot, but McAmmond cannot play a game for the Flames this season (with 13 games remaining). The hell?

Ah well, at least we get to keep McAmmond...
evilwaldo
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 1150/1597
EXP: 4491144
For next: 88343

Since: 7.2.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 3719 days
Last activity: 3499 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 16.3.03 1811.11
Reposted on: 16.3.10 1811.36
It is actually a very good rule put in the books because of something teams used to do years ago.

They would trade a player to a poor team before the waiver draft for a draft pick and then have the team trade him back after the draft for the same draft pick. The poor team would get an extra late round draft pick in return.

I don't like it but teams abused the system and that is why it is place.

ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Bruins Fire Ftorek
Next thread: God is testing me
Previous thread: The Races
(436 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Speaking Of Tee Times... - New Flames Head Coach: Darryl Sutter - Greg Gilbert Watch - More...
The 7 - Hockey - McAmmond Trade Overturned?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.181 seconds.