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01-31-2013, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Perhaps, but another team quickly stepped up to obtain his services in a trade. Yet it took awhile for Hasek to establish himself in Buffalo.

Jacques Plante in Montreal with Dick Irvin Sr could serve as another example but that was quickly overcome under Toe Blake.

Neither situation lasted 10+ seasons thru multiple organizations and coaches.Thomas bounced around a few organizations and had multiple coaches. Beyond the University of Vermont he did not get many games per season nor did he stick around for long with a team:

http://www.hockey-reference.com/play...thomati01.html
54 games out of 60 in SM-Liiga is not many games per season?

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