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11-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Mike Jones
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Originally Posted by Erik Estrada View Post
The decisionmakers for the PA are sharper than the know-it-alls on this board. There's 5 out of 30 that spent 4+ years at Ivy League Schools. What's the proportion on this board? 2 from Harvard, 2 from Princeton. Bettman graduated from Cornell so did Douglas Murray...

Besides that you have many others on the Negotiation Committee that spent years in top Colleges... Darche is a McGill graduate that won the CIS outstanding Student athlete prize. Brad Boyes won the CHL Scholastic Player of the Year Award. I don't think their intellectual skills should be called into question.
When I went to university I shared classes with the varsity hockey players. Believe me when I say most of them needed math classes and help with even the most routine educational matters.

A few (Maybe 2-3 per season) did take their studies seriously (And I had the highest respect for them because of it) but most just wanted to play hockey and let their buddies take notes and do all the heavy lifting.

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