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doniceage
12-06-2009, 03:55 AM
by Ryan Kennedy, The Hockey News

In acquiring left winger Jiri Tlusty from the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Carolina Hurricanes essentially threw in the towel on a player they drafted just more than five months ago center Philippe Paradis, who went the other way in the trade.

I understand you have to give up one asset to get another, but five months? That doesn't seem like a long time to evaluate the long-term impact a player can have on your franchise.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nhl/story/10476302/Pleading-for-patience-in-prospects