Every however many years, you catch winds of trades that were offered or could have been made. Talking to Randy Sexton on a podcast, you learn that Quebec made a substantial offer at the 1993 draft so that they could move up to take Chris Pronger - and dreams of names like Forsberg, Sundin, Nolan, and Sakic dance around in your head.
Steve Yzerman was allegedly almost dealt to the Sens. The two teams had agreed in principle to a deal that would have sent trade that would have seen Chris Osgood and Steve Yzerman dealt to the Senators in exchange for Alexei Yashin, Damian Rhodes and Ottawa's first round picks in 1996 and 1997. But rumours persist that the trade negotiations were simply a tactical ploy to scare Yzerman into making better defensive commitments.
Well, thanks to a tweet by @steffeG, the most recent trade nugget comes way of Swedish journalist Uffe Bodin who interviewed former Senators European scout, Anders Forsberg.
While crediting Forsberg for being the ...