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07-07-2006, 09:48 AM
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NewGuy
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Originally Posted by BigTimer View Post
Horseshoe up their *** for the first month and a half of the year. Put them first in the Eastern Conference come mid-November. Even with that head start they needed a bunch of lucky bounces... most notably Huet putting up Vezina type numbers... and that just to barely make the post-season. And of course, needed Higgins to score on pace with Ovechkin after the Olympics or else toss those 1 goal wins out the window.
Who's the GM who traded for Huet? Who's the coach who moved Higgins up to the first line with Koivu and Ryder?

Gainey.

Call it a fluke but for me it looks like good management and good coaching.

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