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12-30-2012, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Frankie View Post
as someone has pointed out, that's absolutely incorrect.

jfj was assistant gm, vp, and director of hockey operations with the blues. prior to that he was both an amateur and pro scout for the senators. he had lots of hockey experience, was an up and coming gm. no reason an nhl team wouldn't hire him to be their gm. he actually had quite a bit more experience when he was hired by the leafs than peter chiarelli did when he was hired by the bruins.

you're judging jfj strictly on the short time he had with the leafs. you have a clear double standard if you don't feel he should have had 10 years before being judged.
That's kind of funny isn't it.

Give the GM with 12 years experience 10 years to rebuild a franchise, but give the rookie GM 4 years.


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