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04-18-2013, 02:01 AM
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Like the Habs last summer the Jackets wanted a wholesale change in management and Howson was doomed from the moment John Davidson came in. He wanted to bring in his own GM. Howson was dealt multiple bad cards in Columbus. I don't think that he was quite as bad as his track record would suggest. There's not much you can do when you make a big splash (Jeff Carter) and the dick decides that he's going to sulk and dog his way through games.
Yup. The team just bottomed out. The only questionable things I can think of him doing were keeping Mason around for so long and signing Wiesnewski.
Even the Nash trade doesn't look so bad.
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