Thread: Confirmed with Link: Flyers sign Max Talbot - 5 years $9M, $1.8 AAV
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04-02-2012, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Hockeypete49 View Post
It's not that tough. When Pete Rose played for the Reds he was hated. The day he came here and played for the Phillies he was a hero. Now I know Talbot is no Pete Rose. But he did help win the Cup for the pens. Plus I was at the game he fought carbomb and liked his style.
I was fairly certain that Talbot would be a fan favourite here if he could remain healthy. Just as I was certain that Simmonds would be one. It's easier once they've donned your jersey though. Before that you have to try to think about it rationally, taking away the feelings you've had towards the player before this. Rational thinking isn't always the strongest suite of a fan.

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