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10-02-2012, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
The same thing was said when Gillis let Ehrhoff walk...and now we have Garrison. Gillis has huge balls, way more than me. I probably would have paid Ehrhoff. You have to give Gillis credit though, he's sticking to it and it's paying off.
The biggest reason we have Garrison (and so cheap) is because he is a BC boy with a connection to the team (MayRay). Could you imagine if we didn't get Garrison? We would still be missing that top 4 dman & I don't think Gillis would have overpaid a UFA to fill that.... however in the Luongo trade who knows?!?!

You're right Gillis does have balls & sometimes it really backfires. Gillis could have just dumped Ballard & kept Ehrhoff in reality.

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