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05-15-2006, 08:26 PM
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Teufelsdreck
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Originally Posted by digitalmonkey
What a load of crap!

For the great majority of players the city is either a slight bonus or slight drawback. It is not the deciding factor. Players will always follow money and/or the potential for success, depending on the stage of their career. A city may sway a player's decision if all offers are relatively the same, but no way does a player sign with Montreal because they've won 24 Stanley Cups in the past. Personally, I think it would be a lot cooler to be on a team that wins its first Cup.
Too true. The taxes are more of a factor than the Canadien aura and the banners in the Bell Centre.

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