Brian Strait (Claimed by NY Islanders)
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01-18-2013, 11:10 PM
Never forget: #47
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: GlassCase of Emotion
Originally Posted by
Rowdy Roddy Peeper
Actually he played very steady in his call-ups, and was more reliable than a good portion of our NHL blueline (albeit in limited minutes), including Lovejoy.
The number games a player has played in the NHL is not an ultimate indicator of their quality.
Seriously. The hand washing and rewriting of history here now that he's gone is getting a bit ridiculous. He was better than Lovejoy, looked steady when given a chance, was a top shutdown dman in the AHL for a few years, and was still relatively young.
It's not going to cost us the Cup now or in the future, but I just can't get on board with this being the correct roster move.
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