Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/12/14

PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 2: Craig Adams #27 of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends against Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers on October 2, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
You think Marian Gaborik is fast? Well, actually youre right, he is. But you want to know whats really fast, as in Mach V fast? That would be the amount of time Gaborik had to research his potential new franchise and decide whether or not to waive his no-trade clause. It was like 45 minutes or so, with a guy literally camped outside his door with the official waiver, awaiting his signature. So, much as he has had to do since he broke into the NHL in 2000, Gaborik had to think fast and move fast. After doing the accelerated, NHL trade deadline version of due diligence, he made the decision to accept the trade. And while hes very happy to be wearing a Blue Jackets sweater, he admits it all happened pretty quickly. Yeah, it did, said the three-time 40-goal scorer. I did some homework. I talked to Vinny Prospal and J.D. (Blue Jackets President of Hockey Operations, John Davidson), and Jarmo (Kekalainen, Blue Jackets GM) and made my decision based on talking to those guys. You know, the ...
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