Found June 22, 2012 on On the Duck Pond:
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It's Draft Day.  It could also be called Trade Day.In keeping with that tradition, the Ducks traded away defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky to the New York Islanders.  Anaheim in return will receive a second-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.Visnovsky, 35, did not have a great season last year, with six goals and 27 points in 68 games.  This was a poor follow up for the 2010-11 season when he had 18 goals and 68 points, which was the most in the NHL among defensemen that year.At $5.6 million against the salary cap, Visnovsky was just too expensive for his production (or recent lack thereof.)This year, the 2012 draft could also be called D-Day, as in Defensemen.  With the exception of the first and third pick, every selection was a blue line guy.It made sense then, that when the Ducks made their first draft pick at #6 it would be a defenseman.  The Ducks selected Swedish blue liner Hampus Lindholm.  Lindholm was slotted by the talking heads to go around 15th, but Anaheim has never been...
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