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Oh Those Rumors

from the Buffalo News,
Usually, NHL trade rumors aren't worth their salt. And while they offer little substance, they're tasty enough to pass around. Fans eat 'em up. Get this: leading scorer Maxim Afinogenov and goalie Martin Biron to the St. Louis Blues for the No. 1 overall selection. Or this: unreliable-but-potent winger Thomas Vanek to the Calgary Flames for defenseman Jordan Leopold. Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier denied both rumors, but admitted this time of year can be fun. "People on the outside seem to have more fun than the people on the inside," Regier said. "You hear some real beauties out there. And some deals that actually get done are never talked about."
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