levelheaded wrote:Edit: The Kiprusoff trade was for a 2nd round pick that turned into Marc-Edouard Vlasic. Still a pretty awful trade, but Vlasic looks like he could be a very good player in the next few years.
the Cunning Linguist wrote:I'd also add the Joe Thornton trade in that list; he ended up racking up a ton of points in SJ last season while the Bruins went into the tank and had to rebuild the entire team from almost scratch this past summer.
My runner-up would probably either be the Luongo-Parrish trade (don't forget that the Islanders essentially also traded the opportunity to get either Heatley or Gaborik by drafting DiPietro as part of that whole thing),
mattola wrote:New Jersey Devils traded Vadim Sharifijanov and a 3rd round selection (Tim Branham) in 2000 to the Vancouver Canucks for a 2nd round selection (previously acquired - Teemu Laine) in 2000 and a 3rd round selection (previously acquired - Max Birbraer) in 2000.
at least their draft picks didnt turn out all that well