Thread: News Article: Leighton in the minors
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01-23-2011, 05:43 AM
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Originally Posted by CTU2fan View Post
Yeah, he'd be in the same situation Emery's in, coming off injury and scrambling for an opportunity to make the league minimum. Instead he's set himself up for life with the deal he signed and he'll be back in the NHL, either here or someplace else, next year.

I can't blame a career backup/minor leaguer for cashing in when he got the chance.
The flyers don't do that to players. He would of been placed on IR after his surgery, and the flyers would of ridden with boosh and bob, then he would of been given a legit chance at claiming his job back.

Homer gave him 1 game, saw that he was rusty, and sent him to the AHL. Thats what you get for lieing. Not to mention he was trying to trade him.

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