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10-17-2011, 02:40 AM
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Originally Posted by ECWHSWI View Post
and what truth is that, the one about trading for Gomez factored in his decision or the one about wanting to go to the highest bidder... or maybe a little bit of both... or none...
the comments he made prior to leaving Calgary, and the comments made by ex-teammates (who were close to him, spoke very highly of him and had zero interest/benefit in making anything up) made it very clear that he, very understandably so, was focused on getting the most out of his UFA potential.

he never actually said he was going to the highest bidder, he's too good with the media to make that kind of damning statement.

Gomez was as much of a factor as Boustan's, which is to say had nothing to do with it.

Had another team made him a better offer, his comment would have been identical...

Cammy is one of the most media-saavy players in the league, but it wouldn't take a genius to praise your new boss the day he hands you the payday of a lifetime, or to talk up a soon-to-be big ticket teammate who is already the target of a lot of negative fan/media attention.

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