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03-10-2013, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by BigG44 View Post
The list is longer for failures, and Eakin's belongs in the amateur scouts category. He was only a first year pro last season, and the team mentioned they've been watching him since juniors. Even Gaglardi said he really liked him based on his viewings from Eakin playing against Kamloops.

The pro scouts lately have done nothing to give anyone realistic confidence. Everyone knew Kari Lehtonen was highly talented. It was a matter of could he stay healthy. His success is on the trainers in Dallas and Lethonen's willingness to change and develop new, better habits.
I can think of Goligoski, and that's about it. Who else have we traded for that sucked? Even Eric Cole looks great for us, he seems to be a really good fit here.

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