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05-06-2012, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Ross MacLochness View Post
As bad as I feel for Gainey and the tragedy he suffered, he started to lose it in the summer of 06, before his daughter was killed.

Bringing in Samsonov in July, absolutely horrible fit from the moment it happened. Trading Ribeiro for scraps in September 06... just mind boggling. Was Pierre Gauthier and his merry band of pro scouts at work there too? Probably, but Gainey pulled the trigger.
The Samsonov signing was a minor mistake, the type that many, perhaps all, GMs make from time to time.

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