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11-25-2012, 06:56 PM
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Ohashi_Jouzu
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Originally Posted by Arpeggio View Post
5 Harts in a heartbeat. I'd rather be considered one of the best players to ever play than be forgotten a year after I win. Also it'd simply be more fun to be one of the best players on the ice every night, breaking records, than it would be playing as a grinder or an AHL inbetweener (lots of those on the Cup). Plus I get to play in the Olympics, all the international tournaments I want, probably have lots of fun after I retire career-wise and personally(if I want to be a GM/coach), $100 million more in earnings, etc. Easy decision.
Put even more simply, being better is better for business. And everyone should know that the players treat what we see as a "privileged situation" like a job, and think about the future like the rest of us.

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