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09-20-2003, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by dawgbone
Actually, I think that quote means he has finally gotten it.

The 4th overall pick is a big thing, and the Oilers waiting for him to come up and help the team (which was very bad at that time), was probably a lot of pressure.

That being said, his I didn't know how hard I needed to work, is at the very least honest, and was his biggest downfall.
For all the grief I give him, you very well could be right...Sather was never known to handle young prospects with the greatest of delicacy. Maybe he HAS gotten it through his thick head what he needs to do, and at the tender age of 27 he's finally grown up.

Thing is...we've heard these speeches before from him, and nothing changed on the ice. Talk is cheap, action not so much.

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