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07-24-2005, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by FLYLine4LIFE
People called him a jerk because he wanted the max, by looking at his AHL #'s he had every right to ask for it. Players demand the max all the time, just some teams make a big deal over it (van), especially since it happened in Canada you know the media there is going to rip him apart.

A one year deal at the max wouldn't have hurt the organization at all, he was a 1st round pick and our organization needs a good 2nd line center (yes we have Immonen but he's still a ?? how he will play in NA)
I agree, it was stupid to let this guy go....but dont forget we werent the first who couldnt get a contract with this kid. Plus, it wasnt as if we didnt get anything for him, you never know what our second rounders could turn out to be.....our one "gem," tyutin, was a second rounder

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