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11-30-2012, 10:52 AM
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It's funny because you called this months ago. You would think people who are paid to do this at the NHL level would have recognized it too.
Well, I think there's a decent amount of NHL management and scouts that feel the same way as I do.
The lack of past examples of this type of thing being done is a pretty good indicator, as are things like this:
@zip1515 Yes, I thought it was a mistake & FWIW, I have heard a few #NHL staff from other teams say they were surprised as well.
(Don't worry Zip, I don't stalk you or something, I just did a Twitter search for Girgensons a few days ago and found that conversation.
I'm still pessimistic about them assigning him to Kelowna though because of stubbornness.
Like some others, I'm sure they still feel that it's a good idea and that he's doing just fine.
Even if they don't, reassigning him would essentially be admitting that they made a mistake and I don't know if that will happen.
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