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01-01-2013, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by John Holmes View Post
I really don't understand the hatred over this guy.

What did he do different from Silfverberg?

The kid's got bills. Real world commitments. If he wants to play in Russia for more money than he'd make bussing around NY / Penn. all winter long...so what?

He did NOT get a fair chance here in Ottawa. He's still young, he could pull a Radulov...who knows? If he decides he wants to play in the NHL, we own his rights.

What's the problem?
Nailed it. So much unnecessary vitriol towards the kid, and mostly because the press demonized him to the fans.

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