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11-28-2011, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Habsterix View Post
Gauthier could have signed him fairly cheap and chose to "play it safe" with Gorges while taking a much bigger gamble on the bigger fish Markov. Time will tell if that pays off.

In the mean time, have a couple of reads for you if you're a Gorges' fan. Great guy. He, Duncan Keith, Carey Price, Andrew Ladd and a few others often rent ice in the summer here.

Josh Gorges’ signing: the good and the bad

We didn’t get close to that. – Josh Gorges
IF he "played it safe" with Markov he either had to give him 7 mil for 1 year or let him walk as a UFA.

Gorges was a RFA...apples and oranges.

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