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Top 5 Trades of WOCHL Season 5

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With WoCHL Season 5 over, and the Mango Cup headed north of the border to the office of and , we must all remember that owning a winning team is sometimes the furthest thing from a walk in the park. Owners have to figure out who's available every given night, who plays well together, and must be a team leader for their squad day in and day out, while trying to keep a roster of up to 15 happy. But this doesn't always go smoothly, and when things get tough, owners sometimes need to turn to the trade block to help their team get back on track. So, without further ado, here are the top 5 trades made in the WoCHL this past season.
3. Top Pick Gets Moved
The Nordiques Acquire and from the Bandits for
It didn't take long for to bounce around to a few more teams before settling down, so this really was and for free. made an immediate impact, and finished his Nordiques tenure going 11-8-2 with a 3.39 GAA and a .762 sv% before unlocking another gear in the playoffs, going 4-2-0 with a 2.65 GAA and an .845 sv%. had just 5 points in 3 games with the Bandits before turning in a respectable 32 points in 14 games with the Nordiques. However, may be best known for his part on the Nordiques top line, in what turned into a much deeper than expected playoff run. put up 14 points in 7 games (including 9 goals), before his team ultimately dropped a series to the future Champions. This trade may be one of the best-valued trades of Season 5.
1. A High Scoring Exchange
The Blue Demons send , and dirtydangler to the Eagles for and
This is the one trade that shocked the WoCHL this season. It was a little unclear as to what both teams wanted to accomplish with this, but both owners must have seen and as players with two very different play styles, benefitting both teams. However, it was the Blue Demons that ended up going on a historic 24-game win streak... and it was not ALL because of . , who appeared to be more of a high end throw-in who know one knew very much about, blossomed into an all-star. After putting up a modest 10 points in 4 games with the Eagles, would go on to put up 75 in just 20 games with the Demons, making him a real steal in the trade of the year.
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