Thread: Hossa to Pit
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02-26-2008, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by FerrisRox View Post
You can criticize Gainey all you want... but I don't see why that's happening.

At the 11th hour ... literally with less then 30 minutes left, Pittsburgh shows up and blows their brains out.

This is a horrible over-payment by the Penguins. Waddell gave Gainey and option to match that deal... but there's no way.

Would you be okay with Latendresse, Higgins, Chipchura and a 1st?

It's a huge price to pay. Gainey simply said no. And he was right.
Gainey took the right decision. Too pricey for a rental who wouldn't re-sign here.

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