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by Paul on 04/25/08 at 03:41 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun at Sportsnet,
But there’s a guy available right now that can do the job and he’s a free agent: Doug Armstrong.
The Leafs fumbled the ball on Bob Gainey more than a decade ago, not they’ve got a chance to hire his protege.
Somewhere along the line, Armstrong’s reputation took a hit in the arena of public perception, probably because he didn’t win a Stanley Cup as GM of the Dallas Stars from 2002 to 2007 and his team struggled in the playoffs in recent years. That’s a major reason why he got fired. Of course, they made the playoffs EVERY year he was GM. Leaf fans take note.
Consider the evidence when assessing Armstrong’s case:
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