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02-09-2010, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Darz View Post
I liked this part of the article where Josh Gorges talks about Bob Gainey:

"I was in and out of the lineup and wasn't playing a whole lot," he recalled. "I remember in Ottawa where I was scratched for a game and (Bob) said, 'Come meet with me.' I thought for sure I was going to be sent down or traded again. But he just wanted to talk - settle me down and tell me how things were going to look. He helped me through it. I was ready to pack it in and he actually took me aside to give me that boost of confidence to keep going and keep fighting.

"I respect him so much - not just because of his position with the team, but because of the person he is."

shows you that Gainey brought more positives to the table than just those we can see on paper.
He did this with Darche too, recently.

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