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Smoke traded to Vancouver....

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Will he take Mark Messier's old number 11?

Sportsnet reporting this.
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good trade. cant wait to see him in a nucks jersey. and didnt give up much for him which is better

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Nice work by Nonis..solid additon with playoff experience.

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The trade alert was just RETRACTED and that we are closing in on aquiring him. I hope this doesnt screw us over. I thought it was a good deal.
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Oh and it was most likely LAs second rounder.
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Good deal, if only considering what the rest of the market was giving up for players. Smoke will help, a RHS and solid 2-way player.

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Can anybody confirm that this is official with a source? I fear as though it may be hearsay

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retracted. for now.

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JamesOwnzSam11 wrote:Will he take Mark Messier's old number 11?
You mean we didn't retire it? :lol:

If this trade ends up going thru I'll be thrilled. Smoke's the best fit for this team for a reasonable price.
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Actually I heard 11 was unofficially retired because of the guy who wore it last before Messier died. If this is true, only a jack ass like Messier would wear it.
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rumour now from Team 1040 is that its all but done deal and it includes the 2007 2nd round pick AND the rights to Jason King

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mattola wrote:rumour now from Team 1040 is that its all but done deal and it includes the 2007 2nd round pick AND the rights to Jason King
I'd still make the deal in a heartbeat. King's day has come and gone.
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King? LOL

Also, number 11 was never retired in Vancouver.
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Post by Linden Is God »

Looks like Sportsnet is under the influence of Eklund being in their studio. Today Eklund announced Kovalev was put on waivers. Now Sportsnet announces a trade and retracts it. I hope this trade does go through though.
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Decent value if that proves to be the case. Does anyone know the status of signing rights with respect to Chubarov, Noronen, Koltsov?
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