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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
Once Gaunce understands what it means to be a pro, I don't see how he will leave. The Hodgson tie is something, but I'm not sure it's enough for a player to turn away from the franchise that has drafted and will develop him.



With this leadership and this management, I have to believe he will buy in. For Cody, it was his camp just as much as it was him. Gaunce doesn't have a "camp", so I'm not sure we can draw a parallel between the two.
Yeah, I think AV's press on Hodgson's turn on defense contributed as much as anything in his souring as well as his souring turn with management I think Gaunce has a 50/50 chance to sour on them as well. If he is coddled and I hope he is I can see him being a Ryan O'Reilly, 40-50 point-player for us and essentially our Jordan Staal which will be crucial in a playoff match-up. Hopefully I'm wrong about Brendan.

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