Is Lehtonen playing tomorrow night?
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02-20-2004, 12:46 AM
...in the drink
Join Date: Aug 2002
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I'd like to place a side bet on how long Hockey Mojo's bitter feelings about not making the playoffs will last.
Until we actually make the playoffs would be my bet.
About Lehtonen; if Atlanta is out of the running by the deadline or there-abouts, what could it possibly hurt to bring him up? Let him get a little taste of the NHL, a feeling of what it will be like. Don't play him every game obviously, but give him a couple opportunities. And yes, it would be somewhat of a PR move. I have to ask, why is that a bad thing? Us fans get to see a glimpse of the future, goodness knows we need all the hope we can get.
I highly doubt DW would hijack the Wolves playoff hopes just to see Lehtonen play some games in Atlanta. Lehtonen's schedule can be juggled to play a couple games in the bigs, without hurting Chicago and/or wearing him out. It's been done before.
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