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12-04-2012, 07:18 AM
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He wasn't 'sent down' in the conventional sense, Steelers and Steeldogs don't have a great relationship, Steelers released him and 'Dogs signed him.
Sounds like a combination of injury and being stuck too far down the depth chart, he's a good player but Steelers aren't a great place for a young Brit to develop; they've lost their fair share of good kids over the last few years because they simply don't get the chances that other Elite teams give.
Finnerty has a pretty bad record with giving younger guys ice time, and if he and the Steelers hadn't been badmouthing the Scimitars/Steeldogs for years then they'd have Bowns as a top goalie for years to come and Ozolins who's a great little import.
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