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12-06-2012, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by LSCII View Post
Exactly. People point to Pouliot, but that signing was nothing more than insurance. They fully wanted Caron to take that spot and when he didn't perform, they fell back on Poo. Pretty sad that you are essentially given this spot and can't outperform the immortal Benoit Pouliot to hang onto it.
The Pouliot thing isn't necessarily fair, seeing as though it was mentioned that he didn't outplay other options at training camp, but was instead handed a spot with the idea that he'd improve.

Caron could have stolen that thought if he had made himself the far and away better option. He didn't. But he DID outplay Pouliot and went to Providence anyway.

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