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02-26-2012, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by InglewoodJack View Post
This post pisses me off. The boards were nearly unanimously stoked on the new flashy roster we had. I would know because I was one of the most active posters during that summer. Yes, a few people questioned the Gomez trade, but you're being one hell of a Captain-Hindsight if you're calling that summer a "expletive-joke". That summer's acquisitions also got us to the Conference finals, and had it not been for a horribly unlucky Bruins team, we probably would have at least played for the cup. Remember that.

EDIT: Rich dudes flying to Florida when it;'s -25 and windy back home, because they fly for free and stay in the best hotels!

I don't know about that. I remember a lot of board members were pissed off that Koivu wasn't offered a contract and that Kovalev was let go. And many, many hated the Gomez deal. Gill, too.

Moen, Gionta and Cammalleri, on the other hand, people were happy about.

I remember being happy we signed Samsonov way back when, haha... FAIL!!

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