Dempsey to Boston
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07-28-2006, 04:14 PM
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No one remembers how good he was when he came over from Chicago at the deadline the year before the lockout.
He got a raw deal for his play this season, but at the end of the year he was pretty good.
between Mark Hardly and John VanCrapsmear, it's not like any of the marginal defensemen were coached well enough to say that they were playing up to their potential. Dempsey, a 7th guy for Toronto for a lot of years, went to a depleted Chicago team and excelled enough that his value became high enough for a trade to another crappy non-playoff team, where he played up/down to the level of the product on the ice. He'll be reasonably invisible in Boston. Still a 7th guy...
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