Thread: On the Radio: Dean Lombardi on Team 1260
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01-12-2012, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by theoil View Post
Nobody is trolling. But considering the fact that Lombardi basically called Tambellini a con artist and a thief and a lot on this board said even worse it is notable who is now claiming that they were in the wrong all along.

He was pissed that Smyth left him with no options and that Doughty was being an ass about the contract and decided to take it out on Tambellini. Eight months later he gets around to apologizing.

I think that is pretty much it.
1. Tambellini was a liar - Fraser wasn't healthy when the regular seasons started. But I'm fine dumping Smyth as he is a 3rd liner making 6mio$ at this point in his career.

2.Doughty is signed long term, same Kopitar, Richards, Brown, Johnson... Tambellini (or the next Oilers GM) has yet to do so for your core because I doubt Khabibulin/Horcoff/Smyth is a solution for the future.

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