Thread: Confirmed with Link: Andrei Markov signs for Vityaz Chekhov (KHL)
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10-28-2012, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by swimmer77 View Post
I don't hate Markov at all but I'm not inclined to put him on a pedestal given he's done nothing the last couple of years but tie the GM's hands in a knot.

And I look for more injuries frankly simply because he's played little hockey the last few years.
Do you think he set out trying to miss most of the last 2 years? Sounds like a true couch potato quote. "...athlete X is just happy being home collecting a paycheque with his bum knee..."

I'm pretty sure that being out hurts markov more than it hurts the team, the Gm, the players or the fans...the guy is one of the top 1% of pro hockey players but he spent 23 prime years on the sidelines, that's something no amount of money can replace.

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