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08-29-2004, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr Love
No, it's nothing like that. Barnett was an agent first, he worked the scenes with GMs prior to actually becoming a GM. Clarke went from the ice directly to the front office. They're not very comparable situations.

And we're talking about Phoenix like they've suddenly become division front runners. Let's wait until they actually make the playoffs before we start praising them. At least, I will, because very little they have done over the years has remotely impressed me, aside from giving us Handzus and Esche.
For the fun of it look up how many GM's at that time were past players who Clarke had worked with in some way. AND my point was it takes time to get a feeling for the job as GM if you have had no training like Barnett and Clarke. Just because you are in the hockey world does not mean you can run a club with out some pointers.

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