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Holmgren asked Leino about Versteeg
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02-17-2011, 02:55 PM
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New Brunswick
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Honestly that was such a softball question to Leino, that if he hadn't give that response he would have been ridiculed.
It was obvious he wants to finish out this season before he signed any contract, need that be before July 1st or not. So this was just a win-win situation for him.
Holmgren isn't Burke, he wouldn't have re-signed Leino and then throw him under the bus in the media. You wouldn't have heard about it if that were the case.
I guarantee a fair share of players (who in their career have yet to be paid decent bucks) would have answered differently. I think it's awesome on Leino. I think your theory is a tad cynical, and that's coming from a huge cynic
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