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10-20-2003, 04:28 PM
creative giant*
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Originally Posted by seanryann
Marchant wouldn't be half the player he is if the Oil didn't give him a chance years ago. His play was never anything more than average, and his bad mouthing of Lowe's trades didn't sit well with me. The way he talked about the above mentioned Carter trade made it sound like he had no intention of staying here for this season. He saw the points he was putting up and knew he would run to wherever the money was most plentiful. I find it hard to respect that at all.

Marchant clearly stated

"Whether (general manager) Kevin (Lowe) wants to believe me or not, I am certainly grateful to the Edmonton Oilers for what they've done for me," Marchant said recently. "Beyond a shadow of a doubt, I certainly wouldn't be where I am today if it wasn't for them."

so i don't know what your beef with him is about

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