As Vancouver Canuck general manager Mike Gillis admitted before making Tuesday’s trade for Derek Roy, there is a price for trying to win the Stanley Cup. The problem is teams often don’t know what that price is even as it is being paid. The second-round draft pick previous Canuck manager Dave Nonis surrendered to Los Angeles in 2007 to re-acquire Brent Sopel at the trade deadline turned out to be power forward Wayne Simmonds.

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