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06-24-2011, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by brian822 View Post
No one is blaming Richards for the Flyers not winning the Cup. That's ridiculous. I could care less if Richards went out and get **** faced ever night as long as it didn't effect his play. The 70's teams were notorious for boozing it up but they brought it every night. Do you think it's a coincidence that the "OCC" of Richards, Carter, Lupul and Upshall are no longer with this team? Holmgren addressed this issue in the media before Lupul was traded. The organization was clearly not happy having these two players as the face of the franchise and felt they could not lead them to a Cup.
Then why give them long-term deals to keep them here forever??? Carter's was just months ago basically

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