Thread: Claimed off Waivers: Flames claim Blake Comeau
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11-25-2011, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by PWJunior View Post
I really do hope that Brent Sutter can re-ignite that fire under Comeau. That comment above by Blake summed up EXACTLY why the Islanders didn't want him any more. He exhibited no passion at all this year and for long stretches during his entire career. I hope he really means it and it's not just lip service.
I have a feeling something was said between the Isles and Blake during arbitration. It just seems since then he has totally checked out as an Islander. Some players have to feel needed by their team, and if they don't think they are in the long term plans they don't want to be there.

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