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Bouillon signed to a contract extension (1 year, $1.5 million)
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03-21-2013, 09:12 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2003
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This thread is HF in a nutshell.
Bouillon is very reliable and doesn't make many mistakes but people hate this signing because he steals ice time away from the "kids in Hamilton"
Really? Who are these kids? Tinordi, Beaulieu, Pateryn, Saint-Denis and Ellis? Three 20 years old, 1 guy who has played 3 games in the NHL and a career AHLer on a last place team in the AHL!?
Beaulieu and Ellis are still 2 or 3 years away from the NHL, Tinordi will have to earn a spot in the NHL instead of having one given to him while a Pateryn or a Saint-Denis in his prime can only hope to be as good as Bouillon.
Also people are making a lineup and acting as it will remain exactly the same for a 82 games schedule.
Aside from the "kids" part, I also believe that we should improve every year. I don't believe that we have an all-star D. And as of now....we are going to have the same D next year that we have this year. It's all about improving, all about grooming kids for the future as well.
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