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04-28-2013, 02:57 PM
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Eric Lacroix Leaves Avs Org

http://www.denverpost.com/sports/ci_...shake-up-after

Let the Patrick Roy Speculation intensify

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04-28-2013, 02:58 PM
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I thought for sure he would be our next GM.

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I thought for sure he would be our next GM.
So did..

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WOW! Eric Lacroix leaves the #Avs organization. I cannot believe it. I was told he would be next GM of the team in the close future.

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PL and Sherman are staying, which doesn't surprise me

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PL and Sherman are staying, which doesn't surprise me
Wouldn't be too sure of that just yet. Could be 'for now' while they evaluate everybody.

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Eric's departure doesn't bode well for daddy.

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This is even more shocking than Sacco being canned.

It said that he "left" though, not that he was fired.

Maybe he took it upon himself to leave a sinking ship?

Also, if he was fired, by PL (does PL fire these higher-up guys? Or is Kroenke the one?) how awkward will the next family Thanksgiving dinner be?

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Eric's departure doesn't bode well for daddy.
Not necessarily. It could mean that Eric was told he wasn't in line to be GM, and he decided to leave. Either way, it's good news, IMO.

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This was purely done so that when he is hired as GM he won't be considered a hire from within the organization by its most ardent detractors.

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Wouldn't be too sure of that just yet. Could be 'for now' while they evaluate everybody.
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The Avs did not say what Eric Lacroix's future plans are, but said Pierre Lacroix remains with the organization along with general manager Greg Sherman.
Why would they say it unless they knew for sure

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The front office just got thinner! literally.

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This day gets better and better.

Deader must be happy. More donuts for him on deadline day.

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Why would they say it unless they knew for sure
They haven't been fired yet, hence they remain with the organization.

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What was Eric's job? Wasn't he assistant GM?

Because I am wondering if my source (the guy high in the Tbirds) was actually right about Roy.

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What was Eric's job? Wasn't he assistant GM?

Because I am wondering if my source (the guy high in the Tbirds) was actually right about Roy.
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What was Eric's job? Wasn't he assistant GM?

Because I am wondering if my source (the guy high in the Tbirds) was actually right about Roy.
What'd he say?

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What was Eric's job? Wasn't he assistant GM?

Because I am wondering if my source (the guy high in the Tbirds) was actually right about Roy.
What'd your source say?

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What was Eric's job? Wasn't he assistant GM?

Because I am wondering if my source (the guy high in the Tbirds) was actually right about Roy.
Why what did he tell you?

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oh Wow , I just got home and it's the first thing i see
It's unexpected to say the least . We were sure that he would be our GM , somewhere down the road .

wow

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They haven't been fired yet, hence they remain with the organization.
Bruce Garrioch said Sherman doesn't have a contract for next season, so he may not have to be fired.

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News keeps getting better and better today.

Please let his dad be the next to go.

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Why what did he tell you?
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What'd he say?
The SUSPENSE!

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I'm extremely surprised. Almost shocked. I love it, though.

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He said that he knows a few people in the Avs organization and told me that Pierre wants Patrick Roy as coach and GM. I cannot see Roy as both, but I could see Roy as coach and assistant GM.


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Wouldn't be too sure of that just yet. Could be 'for now' while they evaluate everybody.
Who is evaluating PL? The guy has no one to answer to. It's still possible he fires or re-titles Sherman, but I don't think either will be out of the organization.

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