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03-04-2013, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Barney Gumble View Post
Much like being waived by a medicore team like the Panthers
The team run by Dale "Do I have to dial 9 on this fax machine?" Tallon? Those Panthers? It was a sad day for me when the Hawks pushed him out. He was the GM equivalent of falling down the stairs and landing on one's feet.

Originally Posted by Barney Gumble View Post
claimed by a perpetual lottery team like the Islanders woke some guy up to the realization that maybe he couldn't get by with pure talent alone (I mean, the Islanders are the last stop before AHLs-ville or Europe) right?
With the way waiver claims work, the NYI would be one of the first stops. We'll never know how many teams put in a claim but I wouldn't be surprised if Gillis was one of them.

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