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12-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Pete still coach?
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Originally Posted by manilaNJ View Post
Poni had no reason to wait, and had I been a player in his position, I wouldn't wait either.

This is a guy who played on 5 teams in 3 seasons. That's a player who takes a contract when he gets one.

If the rumors are true and Parise's agents really did dupe Lou into thinking he would re-sign, then he probably started doing the math based on the supposedly agreed upon amount.
Lou even said publicly that when he sat down with Zach that weekend, there was never a question of asking for more money than what was offered. So that's why contracts started being signed.
Yeah I think you could be right about what happened with Parise, and Lou, and when other contracts started to be signed. I don't blame Poni for walking, but I think we would have kept him had he wanted to wait. I don't blame him one bit for walking on the 1st.

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