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That’s particularly true when a team snags an elite prospect like Buffalo did with Eichel, who has been more than merely the consolation prize behind fellow 2015 draftee and current Best Player in the NHL Connor McDavid.Everything That Could Go Wrong For The Buffalo Sabres Has Gone Wrong|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|March 24, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
There are few to no suitable free agent consolation prizes available when it comes to the available left tackles.NFL free agency: QB trades become official, and Mitchell Trubisky goes to the Bills|Mark Maske|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Darnold could then become something of a consolation prize, assuming another team still thinks he can turn things around.Interested in Sam Darnold? Jets GM has a message: Call me.|Des Bieler|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
The worst-hit posters got a kind of consolation prize in “upvotes,” one of Reddit’s many currencies, an ultimately meaningless number that Reddit’s algorithms analyze when deciding which posts are most widely seen.As GameStop stock crumbles, newbie traders reckon with heavy losses|Drew Harwell|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.
So I remember when Altman won the prize, he went up and said some version of, “Too little, too late.”Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet according to Hamilton, “it was quickly apparent that other than pecuniary consolation would be acceptable.”
Dee Dee candles, rosaries, shirts and prints are offered for sale near the gallery's door as a kind of consolation.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prize will not be replaced if lost, mutilated, or stolen.
The poor must look to the brightness of a future world for the consolation that they were denied in this.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.