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01-06-2013, 10:08 AM
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What an idiot, why did he sign with a new team this week?
In 2 weeks we would have known whether there was a new CBA or none at all.
Discussions had been going on for weeks before this. Letang was delaying it because of personal matters (a baby) and the end looming with this lockout nonsense. KHL team said he had to make an appearance or they can't promise him a roster spot any longer basically. Smart move by Letang at the time, it just looks silly with the power of hindsight...
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