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04-25-2012, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Troy McClure View Post
There was plenty of risk involved with Kari, yet the trade worked out. Unless you're trying to attribute some psychic power to Nieuwy, you have to acknowledge that Kari working out as well has he has involved some luck. I don't see why that's a bad thing. Taking risks is part of a GM's job, and luck plays a role in determining whether that risk bites a GM in the butt.
I don't see why you call it luck that the risk ended up not manifesting itself. The Stars took aggressive steps to change Kari's outlook on training and personal health. They sent a specialist to Atlanta immediately that summer to begin working with him on making those changes, something the Thrashers organization never bothered to do.

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