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02-28-2007, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Il Ragazzone View Post
Give Ranger fans a break. 9 times out of 10, the player doesn't turn out. Like we saw with Malhotra, Brendl, Lundmark etc. Hossa is proving to be a rare case. And it only helps us in the end, I don't think there is one fan out there that would rather have a protected ego than a producing machine in Hossa.
I am a Ranger fan. What is your point? Mine is that Renney has done a far better job of assessing talent than we've given him credit for. Balej.........a bust,Garth Murray.....fringe NHLer,................Lundmark...., Fed Fed..... all shipped off after Renney got a look at them,need I say more. He put alot of faith in Hossa, and most of us questioned it. He obviously saw something. As to your 9 times out of 10 theory, I beg to differ, Renney hasn't been wrong yet as far as I can tell, with one exception, Umberger, and that was a character issue, so I can't even fault him for that.

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