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04-18-2012, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by puckish66 View Post
I'm the only one who's allowed to read that much into quotes!

I almost feel like I missed something -- but I don't think I did, because I know Darcy would never "confirm" such things.

The part I heard, after a question from Schopp, Darcy was talking in general about some of the pitfalls of getting into the expensive free agent market. All he said was that you have to be careful that jealousy doesn't creep into your room.
Talking about paying top dollar for UFAs after Ville Leino was broght up:
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Originally Posted by Darcy Regier
"To the extent that you reward someone, and ... that, that ends up in your dressing room. and so there needs to be an understanding with the rest of the players that this is ok, this works, in order to avoid things like jealousy, to avoid things like 'why are they rewarding this guy and not this guy?' or 'why is it not me?' and those things are real and you need to weigh them and consider them with respect to all the other players"
That's pretty much verbatim.

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