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07-24-2009, 04:20 PM
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It also doesn't normally happen that people grow half a foot at such an old age. But he did and that matters in his case. I don't think he'd get this much money if he were expected to be a last pairing dman. Slats and the scouts must believe he's a top 4 dman.
Please don't get me wrong. I'm rooting for him. I'm just not counting on him.
Gilroy's late growth spurt doesn't change the fact that his accomplishments came against players much younger than himself and at the college level. I think Heikkenen might be a better prospect as a late bloomer because he performed in the Finnish Elite league against grown men, not boys.
As for the money Sather gave him, are you suggesting Sather is always good with money?
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