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02-23-2012, 02:10 AM
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Originally Posted by BerniernextRoy View Post
I just don't trust AEG to hire the next GM...that's the problem I have. Lombardi has a lot of hockey sense, and is the first GM LA has had that built a proper prospect system. I'd be all for bringing in the Assistant GM of the Red Wings to LA, and he can continue a similar philosophy of drafting and using prospects in LA.

Oddly enough this looks a lot like the way Dean's tenure in San Jose ended. Read this article on the explanation by the then SJ Owner....very eerie....

Makes me wonder if AEG will force Dean to shed some salary at the deadline.
How would you react to Ron Hextall being promoted to replace Lombardi? Similar styles perhaps, but maybe fewer ties to old coaches/players. Maybe less stubborn.

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