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03-01-2010, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by infidelappel View Post
He never got the chance to really be the starter. The only year they gave him a lot of games was the disaster year, in which the entire team sucked AND his hip was damaged. That and our wonderful medical staff could well have derailed him for a few years, but who's to say that he can't still catch on and put it together?

If people around here are naive enough to think that Leighton suddenly flipped a switch and learned how to become Patrick ParentBrodeuRoyChuk because he finally got a shot, I feel okay in saying that Niitty may yet prove he's capable.
I like Niitty, but every time we handed him the reigns he ****ed up. Anytime Biron struggled, Niitty couldn;t play a good game. Esche sucked? so did Niitty.

Maybe he is over that hump now,

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