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09-23-2005, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by EazyB97
Graf doesn't sponsor anyone, but it's not like it makes a huge difference. Teams pay for their stuff anyways, so its of no cost to the player. Very few players are actually sponsored. I prefer Graf because they have the most skates, for different foot types, at different price points.



you like them for the right reason then...When Sergei Fedorov left Nike and went to Graf he was expecting more than getting his skates paid for. What he got was a message from his agent telling him that they don't pay Jagr to wear em, so why would they pay Sergei?? I was told this by a source inside the Graf company. It shouldn't make a huge difference, but it just goes to show that these guys are making a living on their skates and some are taking less money because they prefer GRAF's product.

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