Cole on Subban: Selfishness
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01-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Join Date: Aug 2002
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Trying to send a message is taking the kid, slamming him against a locker and telling him to get his head out of his ass. Veterans complaining to the media is immature. Airing out their dirty laundry regardless of how apparent it already is to the public, is something you shouldn't do. It could create rifts in the dressing room, and can be taken personally rather than as a message to wake up. I know if I was screwing around and someone went to the media about it, I would be pissed and angry rather than be motivated to change (if someone had approached me personally).
And calm the balls down. You guys throw around the term "cancer" too often. Gomez is a cancer. Cammy is a cancer. Kovalev is a cancer. Koivu is cancer, Carbo, Martin, Gainey, Subban, Higgins, etc. etc. etc. are all people who've been called cancers here, and it's really disgusting.
Also, the whole Subban hate is ridiculous. Look at Myers, Bogosian and especially Doughty. Sophomore slumps aren't unheard of, and Subban's game is run and gun and being a rogue, flashy guy. That's what he does. Because he has bumps early on means he's learning. He plays a tough game, and he's only going to get better. Do you guys really think he's lost it? I know he'd be better on Washington, or in a more offensive team, but for the sake and love of this franchise,
I pray that the same idiots who post here who want him gone don't share the mindset of the management.
I think there is a HUGE difference between "wanting him gone" and "wanting him to calm down and deflate his big head".
The kid is intelligent enough to get it at some point.. He,s an important part of this team, and the word is TEAM. As long as PK doesn't understand that basic proinciple, he will struggle and get **** not only from his opponents but also his teamates and coaches...and fans.
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