Thread: Confirmed with Link: Scott Gomez a San Jose Shark - 1 year $700k
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01-23-2013, 12:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Getzo5 View Post
You just reminded me something I wanted to say.

Sgarbossa continued progressing and McGinn helped the Avs win many hockey games at the end of the last year. I didn`t really get why they got rid of Winnik, a PKer and a solid bottom6 grinder, who then didn`t do particularly well in San Josť, but he wasn`t bad either. And after they make this weird trade, who did the Sharks keep? Galiardi, who`s been struggling for years. Meanwhile, Winnik starts the season scoring 4 goals in 2 games.
That trade is looking pretty good for the Avs. Kinda funny in that Sgarbossa was traded for one time phenom John McFarland in the OHL. McFarland plateaued for Saginaw and Sgarbossa immediately broke out. Even now, Sgarbossa is among the rookie point leaders in the AHL while McFarland initially was in the ECHL to begin this season.

San Jose had lost a ton of prospects/picks over the years, although Doug Wilson did sell high on a few guys like Steve Bernier.

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