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10-26-2012, 02:24 PM
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ZZamboni
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Originally Posted by LegomyLeggio View Post
AT THE TIME there was plenty of debate over whether it was a smart signing or not.

The signing was never universally celebrated by Sabres fans, let alone fans and media throughout the league.

Most independent media and fans thought the deal was a huge risk for the Sabres and that he was overpaid.

And one year after the deal was signed, Leino has not done enough for me to change my opinion that it was a bad deal for the Sabres to sign him.
Absolutely agree on all points, except the last. Again 1/6th of his contract has been played. 5/6ths remain. So far, yes, a bad deal.

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