Thread: Speculation: Sean Avery a goner?
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09-24-2010, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by DutchShamrock View Post
You make a point with the underlying attitude, but how can anyone argue that Avery doesn't impact the dollar side of the team? Avery is one of the more popular jerseys after Lundqvist and Gaborik. Avery makes the headlines and news as much as anyone after Lundqvist and Gaborik. He's known league-wide and people tune in just to see how a game against Dallas, Tucker or Phaneauf might turn out. Avery has marketability and that is simply a fact, the results are tangible.

That's a good, intelligent, well-thought out argument. That is not what I was arguing against, however.

What irritated me was his (and others') statement that something is "typical HF". The unstated, but clear meaning of this is, "I am better than all/most of you." The question begs, therefore, why? Why are you better than the rest of this forum? And if you are (or are not), is it not obnoxious for you to say so?

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