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10-20-2012, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by EspenK View Post
From the time JD was hired in St L they went from 57 pts (I think) to over 100 last year.

From the time Howson was hired to last year the Jackets regressed to the worst team in the league. made the playoffs for the first time ever and (with one exception, last year) have consistently finished higher and with more points than every single Doug MacLean-managed team.

How could anyone argue that bringing Davidson here would be bad?
Fixed it for you. Howson's team's setbacks are viewed as that much greater because he created higher expectations to begin with.

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