Thread: Proposal: Jordin Tootoo
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09-14-2013, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by glenngineer View Post
Let me ask you a question, if you had busted your tail all year to get your team in to the playoffs and then your GM goes out and acquires guys, some of whom were out after curfew, and the coach has played those guys, wouldn't you be a bit ticked off you sat in the playoffs? I know I'd be ticked off. Would you rather a guy not say anything and be complacent about it or have some passion and be like, I deserved to be out there? Was it the best move he made, taking it to the media, probably not but a guy who had alcohol issues in the past, cleaning himself up and then being sat for guys who were out drinking might touch a nerve. Just saying.
Tootoo got to play thanks to the Radulov and Kostitsyn suspensions. They messed up in Phoenix and Toots got two games in that series as a result.

He played one game in the first round of the 2012 playoffs getting 6:04 of ice time. Eerily similar to what he got as a Wing in the post season ... one first round game 6:24 TOI in 2013.

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