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by Paul on 03/15/09 at 10:20 AM ET
from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,
Slap Shots has learned from well-placed sources that the Rangers were offered Billy Guerin by the Islanders and could have rented the 38-year-old right winger under the same terms as later were found acceptable to the Penguins - a fifth-round draft choice that would become a third with advancement to the East final.
But Sather wanted something else back with Guerin for the fifth rounder, according to one individual familiar with the scenario. Islanders’ GM Garth Snow, who offered Guerin to the Rangers at the captain’s request, rejected that offer. Sather, we’re told, never made a counter-proposal.
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