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09-09-2011, 08:47 PM
Took the red pill
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Originally Posted by WhamBamCam8 View Post
See this is the total crock of **** I was talking about, because the day before he signed you would have found less than 5 people if you are lucky .... Now like you said the majority think he's worth a shot...and no way that was the case 24 hrs before his signing.

June 30th you wouldn't have had 5 people who thought he was even worth a camp invite.
Before he signed, frankly, I didn't think of Ben Pouliot at all. Why should I?

If Matt Cooke was a free agent and for some reason Chiarelli signed him, then, yeah, I might question his sanity, if not outright condemn him. But Ben Pouliot isn't someone I wasted time hating. So Chia took a flyer on him, and my reaction was the same as many others': OK, let's see what he's got.

Nobody was campaigning for him to be signed, obviously, but that doesn't mean once he was, we're not willing to give him a chance.

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