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09-19-2012, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by pigpen65 View Post
The worst thing to happen for the Roy supporters was for Hasek to get traded to Detroit and win a cup. They never thought it would happen so for the entire time he was in Buffalo they always got to say that Roy was clearly the better player since he had won a cup and Hasek hadn't. Then Hasek actually went to a good team the way Roy played for his entire career, won a cup barely trying, and all of a sudden that argument was gone. I'm sure they were crushed.
That's presupposing that "Roy supporters" aren't also fans of Hasek - a lot of us were very happy for Hasek (although I wasn't thrilled the way that they beat my Avs to do so).

It's not necessarily as "us vs. them" as you're trying to paint.

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