Thread: News Article: Holmgren asked Leino about Versteeg
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02-18-2011, 12:57 PM
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Or an injury away from being worth a lot less. You make a good point, an ACL tear or a concussion could make this a bad decision for Leino. He moves up a couple of notches in my books for putting the team first. Really hope we can get him re-upped.
Hockey Players all have insurance for that. If he tears his ACL or gets a concussion forcing him to retire, an insurance company will write him a big fat check. I know, cause my childhood friend got a big fat cheque for retireing early from the NHL.

Not saying what he did was less admirable, just wanted to point that out. I am sure in his mind, he knows either way - he is getting paid.

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