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12-08-2004, 02:04 PM
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First...No one wants a player that can put up 80 points playing with AHL line-mates? Other teams didn't take him because "the brains" of NHL teams still live in caveman days where size means nearly everything...that's a devate for another day. McCauley wan never really given a fair chance...if he made 1 mistake he was benched or sat out. Tucker's on the team because he's insane and tries to play like a tough guy.
Originally Posted by mooseOAK
Sullivan is on a bad team because none of the good teams wanted him. He was made available to all the teams in the league at the trading deadline and only Nashville bit. McCauley was given plenty of chances by Quinn, he failed. Dempsey never came to camp in shape and was made available on waivers to the whole league several times, no one took him.

Smaller players like Reichel and Tucker played for Quinn because they did their jobs unlike those guys. If Wellwood does what he is supposed to do, and he is so far, he can play for Quinn any day.

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