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12-10-2012, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Marc the Habs Fan View Post
Renaud Lavoie went on RDS last spring, I believe on the day Bergevin was hired, and said Gainey wanted to pick a D because we had absolutely nothing on defence on our reserve list aside from O'Byrne and Emelin (who had just turned us down for the first time).
Could well be, but the onus still would fall on Timmins for picking Fischer as the D, instead of, say...

Okay I just went through the draft looking for the best D's drafted immediately after Fischer and the first names I landed on were Jeff Petry and Jamie McBain, some 30 picks later. What a terrible draft for defensemen.

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