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03-13-2012, 10:36 PM
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NHL1674
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I resent him immensely. The guy was loved here. He was a force of nature. I still get chills remembering some of the stuff he pulled off in the '03 playoffs. But his agent made him all about the money, and his actions when he held out and then turned down an enormous offer from us to play elsewhere showed his true side.
But to be fair, Riser didn't help matters. He burned some bridges....even banned one of his buddies (or agents) from the arena for a brief time. And considering where this team was (as in talent and future prospects), I could see how he may have wanted to look elsewhere. He didn't have much help here for quite a while, and Riser was spinning wheels and drafting like crap.

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