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03-26-2013, 05:15 PM
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Mike Jones
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Originally Posted by JacketsFanWest View Post
He's not the best player, but the Nordiques waving Martin Gelinas in 1993 was absolutely retarded. He was claimed by the Canucks, helped them immediately in the playoffs and had a couple of 30+ goal seasons for them and a long career.

Some great players get waived late in their careers, but Gelinas was a young player on a bad team that they had just traded for him and was waived as an example to the other players to motivate them. It failed miserably.
I forgot about him. That move was really dumb.

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