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01-18-2013, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
The simple fact is... Gillis has a goalie that is going to horribly underutilized this year.

He has that goalie, because he was either incapable of evaluating the market, and refused to trade him for fair market value. The team that seemed to be most interest, just made a very clear commitment to youth. Everything else, is just white noise.
Agree...Now let us count to 5 slowly to give certain rabid Nucks fans the opportunity to tell us:
Gillis is genuis who signed Luongo to a cap friendly contract with a NTC
Lou is a top 5 goalie at 33 (who the Nucks benched)
Gillis will get his asking price of an established player, a top prospect and a high pick
There are 4-5 teams beating down Gillis' door
it is best for the Nucks to go with Lou as a backup this season
Lou will never be bought out in the offseason, because his trade value is increasing
There is a Santa Claus who lives right next door to the Tooth Fairy....

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