Gretzky out as coach in Phoenix....maybe
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09-14-2009, 07:17 PM
Join Date: Nov 2006
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I am confident that this info will not get in the way of those continuously regurgitating that TGO was being paid $8.0mm to coach.
You're right. $ 1.6 M to coach and $ 6.4 M for a fictitious executive job is much easier to swallow. Oh - I almost forgot about "ownership considerations" - how the guy managed to get cash for shares he never paid for in the first place, shares of a business that was losing money left and right, is beyond me.
Now - I'm not saying he did anything shady or illegal. It was a valid contract, and no-one was forcing Moyes' hand. But let's not kid ourselves - he was being paid an outrageous amount of cash and we got very, very little in return. Pretty much the worst signing in franchise history.
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