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Using Hindsight, Should We Have Kept Bouna?


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Poll: Knowing What We Do Now, Should We Have Kept Bouna? (51 member(s) have cast votes)

Knowing What We Do Now, Should We Have Kept Bouna?

  1. Yes (15 votes [29.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.41%

  2. No (36 votes [70.59%])

    Percentage of vote: 70.59%

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thoward18

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Using hindsight - knowing that Rost would retire, Vega and Robles no other major imports would sign here as of February 20th - should the team have picked up Bouna's option?

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I think that bridge was already well burned that even if we offered he would have passed.
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All burning bridges aside, no. He was a great shot stopper who was awful at every single other aspect of goalkeeping, and to top it all off he was good for at least a few horrific gaffes per season, some of which cost us points last season.

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No doubt, yes.

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i voted yes, but i'm biased.

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If one could indulge in hindsight I would have chosen another team to stake my fortunes on sixteen years ago. :lol:

You actually want me to long for Bouna? I'm not that desperate. He's ok, but not the one who wil take us to the promised land.

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not at his guaranteed $120K+ salary

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If one could indulge in hindsight I would have chosen another team to stake my fortunes on sixteen years ago. :lol:

You actually want me to long for Bouna? I'm not that desperate. He's ok, but not the one who wil take us to the promised land.


I never said that. To be honest I have no idea if I'd want Bouna back. That's why I made the poll. On one hand I don't know how comfortable I am going with two young unproven GK's but on the other Bouna had a decently sized cap hit, takes up an international slot, and was not completely reliable himself.

As a separate thought, is there any team with the potential for a disaster in GK like we have? I feel like every other team has at least one reliable (even if not great) option. But who the hell knows what we're going to get from Vuolo/Meara?

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Gonna give the 2 youngsters a chance before wishing bouna was back

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I like the guy, but he's too inconsistent. Not someone to pay big money to.

That said, i think going with Sutton last season instead of Bouna was a mistake. 20/20 hindsight and all. Inconsistent as he was, i don't think he'd have made some of the gaffes Sutton did.

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As a separate thought, is there any team with the potential for a disaster in GK like we have? I feel like every other team has at least one reliable (even if not great) option. But who the hell knows what we're going to get from Vuolo/Meara?


No to Bouna. I can't taking holding my breath on every single goal kick anymore.

God NO to Sutton. I'd literally rather see an academy product or high school kid over that cocksucker.

In regards to your comment on potential GK disaster, I wouldn't be too worried. I'd bet good money that our management will bring in a veteran European goalie by mid-season the very latest.

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we don't need hindsight to realize that bouna was a solid goalie until backe ruined him.
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we don't need hindsight to realize that bouna was a solid goalie until backe ruined him.


I'll take a ruined Bouna for a reinvented Richards any day of the week.

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Bouna had his chance. Next.

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Useless to bring Bouna back without Des.

We have these two kids. Let em be, see what they got. One of them turns out to be legit, it's a huge cap/roster/intl slot win for us.

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