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11-11-2003, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by NYR469
i've heard 3 reasons and none have anything to do with his play

1)$$, the isles want to dump his salary

2)wiemer doesn't get along with peca or yashin so given the lockerroom problems they had last year they just want to get rid of him before the problem starts

3)a bunch of their younger guys like trent hunter have made wiemer expendable
In that order, too.

$$$$ is the overiding factor. Supposedly, Yashin and Peca weren't fans of his (shades of Messier/Nedved, circa 1995 :p ). Plus some kids are playing well. Way too premature to render verdict on Hunter, Bergenheim, etc., but they are thrifty shoppers out on Long Island.

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