Thread: Confirmed with Link: Pacioretty signs with Ambri-Piotta (SUI)
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11-30-2012, 09:16 AM
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I'm just curious has Pacioretty ever had issues with work ethic or problems with coaches in the past or was this just an isolated incident? Pacioretty has been my favorite Hab for the past couple of seasons and I'm just hoping I'm getting the wrong impression from this Domenichelli's comments.
It would be surprising given, as many have said, Pacioretty is supposedly something of training/fitness nut...but I guess it's not unthinkable. Some NHLers probably do (or did) treat going overseas as something like a vacation. Or maybe they figured the lockout would be over soon and didn't put as much dedication or preparation into it as they should have. Evander Kane in Russa might be a similar example.

Anyway, let's not forget that despite all the rumours and hearsay, we've never heard Pacioretty's side of the story. Maybe we never will either, but I think it would be wrong to take everyone else's comments at face value with hearing the other side of things.

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