Free Agent Frenzy Part 2 (Dolan Speaks to Richards; Gretzky Recurited By LA - Brooks)
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07-01-2011, 01:43 PM
Join Date: Jul 2004
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James Duthie not buying the Larry Brooks report/rumor that the rangers will have a final say. He seems to think teams will want an answer from BR and so the rangers wouldnt be matching anything.
I disagree. I dont think teams are going to give BR an ultimatum. If you're going to make him you're number one target and he seems to be a guy who doesnt like to be smothered/pressured/etc., giving him an ultimatum to sign would be stupid. Why go through an hour or 2 hour presentation just to demand an answer in the end. I would think they'd leave the offer on the table for the rest of the day. And I think that puts the rangers in a position to match.
I agree, Richards is in the drivers seat. No one is going to demand that he make a snap decision. Richards is going to hear as many offers as he can
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