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11-14-2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Neely08 View Post
You know, thankfully my memory of this situation has mercifully faded, or just been blocked out.

Maybe you're right. But I do remember Oates at some point saying something on the order of, "We get worse, and worse every year. Trade me and get some talent and youth in your organization".

But, I just don't remember what came first. However, w/ the exception of Bourque, it's hard to argue w/ what Oates was saying. We sucked.
That was a rough year. The team was still decent but they gutted them, which led to Joe Thornton. Those were dark days.


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