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04-12-2013, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by The Dingo View Post
I am telling you, that was part of hiring Crawford.

Crawford wanted his guy and goal and sold Lombardi that Cloutier was a competitive guy and would help change the losing culture and the cliques in the locker room
While I agree it was likely part of the Crawford hire, really all that situation was a double whiff for DL in the two most critical areas, behind the bench and in net.

Thankfully he more than fixed that problem, and quickly too.

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