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08-04-2011, 01:52 PM
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Booom
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Originally Posted by Hammer79 View Post
With Kesler out for the first month, Raymond out for who knows how long, there are spots available to be filled. It's always good to have competition for these spots. What's not to like about this?

From a players standpoint, Gillis has always been good to his pto's. He offers them to other GM's when he doesn't think they would be a fit here. Dave Scatchard comes to mind. Also, Morrison's try-out led to him grabbing a spot with the Flames.

These low risk high reward reclamation projects seem to be part of Gillis' moneypuck strategy.
Keep telling yourself that "moneypuck" means anything. It's garbage, doesn't even work in baseball, nevermind hockey. The driving force (Billy Beane)'s teams haven't even sniffed the playoffs in 5 years.

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