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This Day in Sabres History :: June 23


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#1 PASabreFan

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Posted 23 June 2006 - 09:02 AM

June 23, 2000
The Sabres send Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre (aka The Hyphenator), Matt Davidson (no nickname available) and fifth-round picks in 2000 and 2001 to Columbus for future considerations. Columbus selects Dwayne Roloson and Geoff Sanderson in the expansion draft.

Details and context, anyone?

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Posted 23 June 2006 - 09:05 AM

I wish I knew who was unprotected for that draft. Obviously they made the deal to protect someone else. If I remember correctly, Columbus picked those two very early, stopping Minnesota from taking any of our players.

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Posted 23 June 2006 - 10:33 AM

I wish I knew who was unprotected for that draft. Obviously they made the deal to protect someone else. If I remember correctly, Columbus picked those two very early, stopping Minnesota from taking any of our players.

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Sabres exposed to the waiver draft:

Doug Gilmour
Denis Hamel
James Patrick
Domenic Pittis
Rob Ray
Dwayne Roloson
Geoff Sanderson
Richard Smehlik
Chris Taylor
Vlad Tsyplakov
Dixon Ward
Jason Woolley

As mentioned, Buffalo gave up Davidson, Grand-Pierre and the pair of 5ths, to get Columbus to take Roloson (who the BJ's did not want) and Sanderson (who they did want, but probably not enough to use their 1st forward pick on him). Grabbing these 2 kept Buffalo from losing a defenseman they wanted to keep (as a team that lost a goalie couldn't lose a D-man) and kept them from losing Gilmour or Ward as well.

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Posted 23 June 2006 - 10:57 AM

You're my hero dave.