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From the Press Box: Rapid Fire Trade Deadline Review

Paul The Beast, StatsMan Bruno

Paul The Beast, StatsMan Bruno

Known in sports media as The Beast and The StatsMan, Paul is a 23-year veteran of the STATS INC reporter network, scoring play by play for the Blue Jays and Maple Leafs. Appears regularly on 120 Sports, providing Fantasy Hockey analysis. President of both the Society for International Hockey Research and Canadian Football Research Society. In 1992, invented in-game statistics that are tracked in the NHL'S Real Time Scoring system. Contributing author of "Toronto Maple Leafs: Diary of a Dynasty, 1957-1967" and "CFL: Celebrating 50 Years of Memories".

Today, From the Press Box:

It's all about the trade deadline. We look at all the big deals, as well as some intriguing smaller ones.

This year, some teams didn't wait until the last day to make major moves.

Ryan Miller headlines the first major trade of this season

For much of this season, it was clear that the Buffalo Sabres were going to move their signature player, goalie Ryan Miller. He was playing out the final year of a big ticket deal for the last place Sabres and was not interested in renegotiating another deal to be the backstop, while the rest of the roster was, and indeed is, expected to be overhauled and get much younger. The speculation was always that he would be pedaled to a contending team that was looking for an upgrade in net.

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