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02-13-2013, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by ColePens View Post
The problem was.. he wasn't going to do it here no matter who the coach was. He needs to develop on a team that is in the dumps who will give him a shot to succeed and has plenty of time to do it.

As SS said - both are to blame. I still think it's better than letting him his waivers. A pick is a pick in the NHL draft. Talent can be ubiquitous, but development is needed.
Agreed entirely.

Tangradi is the type of player who needs to play his way up through the line-up and be allowed to grow through his shortcomings. Regardless of who's coaching this team it's hard to have a legitimate Cup contender that's willing to stick with a guy who's just not playing NHL caliber hockey for extended periods of time.

This trade was the best thing that could have happened to the guy. Winnipeg can afford to look at this potential instead of his results for the time being.

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