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03-09-2013, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by The Nuge View Post
I didn't like the trade as I was one of the bigger Gilbert supporters, but any way you look at it, Petry is better than either of them, and we're better off with the more defensive (but worse overall) guy playing with J. Schultz. We traded a #4 who didn't fit, for a #5 that does. Meh
On what basis is Petry a better D than Gilbert. This was the mistaken imo cast around last year but which time has revealed as a huge distortion. Nobody should feel bad though, the Org believed the same thing on very limited information and returns.

A year later we can't even find a D in the lineup to shelter petry from his numerous mistakes.

Not the least of which is the worst play I've seen by a D probably since Colin Campbell(former Oiler D and hopeless in the capacity) Happened in the last Chicago game, everybody knows which one, The whole league got a laugh. I'd still like to see Petry explain what he was doing on that play.

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