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05-26-2011, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by fauxflex View Post
Not true. See Marleau in San Jose and Lecavalier in Tampa. The players were kept on board and the teams ultimately seemed to benefit from the situation.
Lecavalier lost the C because he missed the start of a season due to contract negotiations, and because Tortorella was the coach. Tortorella isn't a patient man.

SJ stripping the C from Marleau has yet to lead them to any more success then they had while he was the captain.

Either way, those are exceptions...plus, Marleau has a NTC and might not have been willing to leave or was perfectly willing to give up the C when they asked for it back.

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