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02-29-2012, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Everest View Post
Yes, cloned, there ARE long term implications of having a managerial regime which can't find better investments for 2.25MM of cap cash than Cam Barker.

Its called eternal sucking.
The problem as I see isn't the contract...its an expectation that the player will anchor the defence. That for me was the issue. If Tambo wants to take a flyer on a former 1st round pick who is 25 years old and struggled for 2 straight seasons thats fine. Play him in the bottom pairing and let him earn his ice time. Don't try to fit him into the top 4 (or top 2 in this case) and attempt to convince everyone he is a top 2 dman.
There is taking a flyer and then there is flat out stupidity.

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