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10-01-2013, 04:13 PM
zarley zelepukin
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Originally Posted by captainpaxil View Post
The thing that delights/scares me about hextall is i think he has patience. Building through the draft isnt beyond him and i could totally see him allowing the team to suck/develop over several years. Does he have enough credibility to rebuild the franchise into his team is a tough question. i think so but it doesnt make it easy.
Hextall might have the patience to do something like that but Ed Snider doesn't. I still think some of the reason that Holmgren gets criticized has to do with decisions he made while under pressure from Snider. So on one hand, I think a change probably needs to be made at GM, but on the other hand, I wonder if the bigger issues aren't because of the owner.

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