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10-12-2012, 05:14 PM
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dave babych returns
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Originally Posted by ShootIt View Post
Markstrom, Robak and Shore were the only notable prospects before Tallon.

Our top prospect forwards were: Dadanov, Repik, Shore
Defensive: Robak, Comrie

Yup, Tallon was given a lot of prospects...
You're omitting Kulikov.

You're also omitting the fact that Tallon took over directly before a draft in which he had the 4, 33, 36, 50, 59 picks in the first two rounds alone.

He also took over a franchise with a mandate to tear the team down to the ground and rebuild (which netted him the 15 and 25 picks in that draft as well), something few GMs get.

Tallon did well with the picks he had and has done well since but frankly if you couldn't pick up a handful of good-to-great prospects out of two truly dismal seasons then you're not fit to run an NHL team.

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Originally Posted by Muuri View Post
Isn't this tampering?
It would be tampering if someone in the Canucks organization came out and praised Bjugstad, but the only thing even close to that in the article is Bjugstad himself saying he'd heard rumours the Canucks were interested (implying it did not come from a member of the Canucks organization).

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