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11-20-2009, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by THE HOFF View Post
its the kind of thing you dont say unless its true. no doubt money played its part, but along the way I can see other teams offering 6m to cammalleri ... he decided to come here and said gomez played a role in it. Gionta was approached by gomez apparently before habs did anything... so obviously he played a role in gionta comming here...

in the end, its a hard choice, do we trust them or do we trust you?

I'm not doubting that Gomez was a nice bonus for Gio... but you also agree that "Money played a big part"... so, what's the debate? And we're not talking about an extra million over 5 years.. we're talking about an extra 10 Mil maybe.

Do you also think if Gomez wasn't here Gio wouldn't have signed here?

If Gomez gets traded, I think Gio would be more concerned about how the team faired in the deal vs losing his supposed main reason for signing here.

This is a business and he made the best decision for his family... NJ was not ready to give him 5 mil let alone resign him at 4 mil again, let alone for 5 years...

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