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02-22-2011, 11:55 AM
Josh Deitell
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Originally Posted by JDM View Post
I think my favorite part of this thread is on the first page.

It went something like this: "It took the Pens THIS long to get Crosby a winger so why should Dean be any faster!?!"

As if someone named Marian Hossa never wore a tiny flightless black bird on his chest. As if Fedetenko was nobody. As if Guerin is a hack.

People's memories seem to only go back about a season and a half.
Don't forget, though, that Hossa walked, Fedotenko was scratched for most of the playoffs last year, Guerin's retired, and Ponikarovsky was a huge bust for them.

Those are moves that a Stanley Cup contender can make to put them over the top, but it's poor asset management otherwise.

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