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01-03-2011, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Sawdalite View Post
What I heard was reporters trying to make Homer say what they wanted him to... and Homer trying not to damn a player. He had to say that there was little interest in trading him, but he didn't have to say that he was in the AHL for the season.

In reality IMO a GM can never give the appearance to a player... to all his players... that being demoted is a permanent thing. They must have the feeling/hope that hard work and circumstances can allow them to return... But in all reality, Homer understands the situation and I'm sure it would take a dire circumstance to have him recall Leighton at the risks involved... Does Homer have to say that just because the reporters want him to do so? No, he doesn't.

At least that is what I got from it... and what I hope.
He was getting pressed on it because of how abjectly stupid his decision was with Randy Jones.

Originally Posted by NWO View Post
flyers scouts were sent to check in on emery, he might be signed.

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