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01-13-2013, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Erika View Post
Yes, 100% agreed with you
we could have given up a bag of crap and NY still would have won that trade. No matter how good someone is playing in the minors there is absolutely no way we can know how good the player really is for the NHL. Not saying that this was the GM's mindset but they took a risk for sure and did it work? no way in hell. Does it work? Yes and this separates good GM's from the bad and sadly as much as I like Gainey this proved that he was not the right guy running the show in Montreal.

Things tend to even themselves out though as we won a trade when we got mac pac and gorges for rivet. Based on talent alone ant not contracts we won that trade more than NY won the Gomez trade.

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